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Oct. 09, 2006
STAGLIN Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 2003
91 points, $135
Impressive for its rich, plush, complex core of black cherry, currant, mocha and cedar notes. Sharply focused, intense and persistent, the flavors fan out on the finish, coating the palate. Best from 2007 through 2012. 3,300 cases made. —James Laube
Oct. 07, 2006
PONZI Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2005
91 points, $35
Lithe and juicy, with pretty blackberry, boysenberry and plum flavors that dance over ultrafine tannins. Finishes with real finesse. Drink now through 2012. 3,583 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Oct. 06, 2006
FERRARI-CARANO Chardonnay Russian River Valley Tre Terre 2004
90 points, $34
Aromas of fresh-cut flowers, citrus, green apple and hazelnut carry over to the palate, where the zesty acidity keeps the flavors lively and cleansing. Finish keeps repeating the fruit and citrus themes. Drink now through 2009. 2,300 cases made. —James Laube
Oct. 05, 2006
PLUMPJACK Syrah Napa Valley 2004
90 points, $38
Loads of berry aromas, with intense, vibrant blueberry, huckleberry and boysenberry sharing center stage. Firms up and shows off its concentration and depth of flavor, which is sharply focused, long and persistent on the finish. Decant. Best from 2007 thr —James Laube
Oct. 04, 2006
BEAULIEU VINEYARD Chardonnay Napa Valley Carneros Reserve 2003
91 points, $33
Rich, creamy, mouthcoating style, with layers of ripe fig, nectarine, hazelnut and butter notes. Broad and fleshy, it fills out nicely on the palate, ending with a burst of flavor and a hint of green apple and spice. Drink now through 2008. 4,000 cases ma —James Laube
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