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Jul. 25, 2006
PODERE BRIZIO Brunello di Montalcino 2003
92 points, $55
Complex aromas of prune, berry and lightly toasted oak follow through to a full-bodied palate, with very ripe underlying fruit, hints of vanilla and a long finish. Best ever from here. Best after 2008. 1,400 cases made. —James Suckling
Jul. 24, 2006
CHÂTEAU LA COUSPAUDE St.-Emilion 2003
91 points, $50
Aromas of blackberry, chocolate and toasted oak follow through to a medium-bodied palate, with fine tannins and a long, caressing finish. Refined and silky for the vintage. Best after 2007. 3,330 cases made. —James Suckling
Jul. 22, 2006
PATZ & HALL Chardonnay Sonoma Valley Durell Vineyard 2004
93 points, $40
Enticing aromas of cedar and sandalwood lead to a rich, unctuous, concentrated core of Asian pear, hazelnut, fig and a hint of citrus. This broad-shouldered Chardonnay will benefit from short-term cellaring, as the finish is long, intense and layered. Bes —James Laube
Jul. 21, 2006
PAHLMEYER Chardonnay Napa Valley 2004
93 points, $70
Deliciously rich and creamy, offering tiers of fig, pear, hazelnut and a hint of marshmallow that spread out on the palate, revealing extra dimensions of depth and flavor nuances. Drink now through 2009. 3,432 cases made. —James Laube
Jul. 20, 2006
CANTINA SOCIALE DI SANTADI Carignano del Sulcis Superiore Terre Brune 2001
91 points, $66
Lots of blackberry, light spice and dried herbs follow through to a full-bodied palate, with soft tannins and a fruity vanilla aftertaste. Needs some bottle age still. One of the best Terre Brunes I have had in a long time. Best after 2007. 8,000 cases ma —James Suckling
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