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Jul. 07, 2006
PATZ & HALL Chardonnay Carneros Hyde Vineyard 2004
92 points, $50
Fragrant floral aromas, with firm, taut hazelnut, spice, green apple and lemon drop flavors that are rich yet elegant, deftly balanced and long and lingering on the finish. Drink now through 2009. 1,478 cases made. —James Laube
Jul. 06, 2006
LEONETTI Merlot Columbia Valley 2004
91 points, $60
Plush, with gorgeous plum and berry aromas and flavors wrapped in a blanket of spicy oak and superfine tannins, persisting enticingly on the long finish. Drink now through 2012. 2,900 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Jul. 05, 2006
CHÂTEAU BEAUSÉJOUR DUFFAU-LAGAROSSE St.-Emilion 2003
92 points, $55
What a beautiful and opulent wine. Aromas of chocolate, berry and raspberry. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins. Long finish. Elegant. Best after 2008. 2,000 cases made. —James Suckling
Jul. 03, 2006
CHÂTEAU HAUT-MARBUZET St.-Estèphe 2003
91 points, $40
Lovely aromas of crushed raspberry and Indian spices, with hints of dried flowers. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a fruity berry aftertaste. I like it better than the 2000. Seductive. Best after 2007. 25,000 cases made. —James Suckling
Jul. 01, 2006
MOUNT EDEN Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains 2001
91 points, $35
Complex earth, mushroom and loamy notes join ripe, vivid, elegantly styled Chardonnay flavors, highlighted by subtle green apple, pear and citrus notes, that linger delicately on the finish. Just a hint of oak in the background. Drink now through 2009. 3, —James Laube
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