daily wine picks


More than $30

Jul. 01, 2004: PIRA Barolo Cannubi 2000 (96 points, $90)

Beautifully silky and refined with fantastic cherry, mineral and raspberry character. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long, long finish. Gorgeous. Amazing finish. Keeps going. Superfresh. Chiara Boschis took over the Pira winery in 1990 and this is —James Suckling

Jun. 28, 2004: MARTINELLI Chardonnay Sonoma Coast Charles Ranch 2002 (95 points, $32)

A yummy Chardonnay, with rich, concentrated flavors and a smooth creamy texture. Deftly balanced and sharply focused, the core pear, fig, honey, citrus and spicy pineapple flavors unfold gracefully and finish with a long, persistent aftertaste. Drink now —James Laube

Jun. 21, 2004: FAILLA Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Keefer Ranch 2002 (93 points, $38)

Remarkably complex, rich and delicate, with a vibrant core of zesty black cherry, blackberry, anise, fresh earth and an exotic wild berry scent that is reminiscent of syrup. Long and lingering on the finish, this is a delicious Pinot to enjoy over the nex —James Laube

Jun. 17, 2004: CHÂTEAU DE BEAUCASTEL Châteauneuf-du-Pape Hommage à Jacques Perrin Grande Cuvée 2001 (93 points, $420)

Vivid and racy, with rich blackberry and currant fruit, lots of tar, smoke and mineral notes and a rich, sweet, chocolaty finish. Nice flashes of terroir lurk underneath all the fruit too. Serious structure here, but surprisingly accessible now. Ve —James Molesworth

Jun. 10, 2004: BERINGER Chardonnay Napa Valley Sbragia-Limited Release 2002 (94 points, $40)

A superrich, multifaceted Chardonnay brimming with exotic ripe pear, fig and honeysuckle flavors overlaid by pretty smoky, toasty, roasted marshmallow oak, finishing with a long, saturated, unctuous aftertaste. Drink now through 2008. 5,000 cases made. Hi —James Laube

3662 daily picks found in this category

First  << 617618619620621622623 >>  Last (733)

Value Wines

Browse our exclusive lists of the world's top wine values, top value producers and easy-to-find wines.

Featured:
Top Values: Italian Reds for $25 or Less

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Free Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences

Classifieds

The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories