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May. 20, 2006
M. CHAPOUTIER Châteauneuf-du-Pape Croix de Bois 2003
92 points, $70
Mixed red and dark berry fruit, along with plenty of dark cocoa, mineral and tar notes. Muscular finish shows more pepper, tobacco and structure, with fresh acidity too. Best from 2007 through 2020. 470 cases made. —James Molesworth
May. 19, 2006
DOMAINE DES BAUMARD Quarts de Chaume 2004
94 points, $65
Ripe and stylish, with fig, pear tartine and green plum flavors gliding along a lovely, creamy palate. Its accessibility belies the vibrant minerality on the finish for now; this should be cellared a bit. Best from 2008 through 2015. 1,415 cases made. —James Molesworth
May. 18, 2006
CHÂTEAU LA NERTHE Châteauneuf-du-Pape White 2005
91 points, $40
Pure and focused, with star fruit, anise, kiwi and peach flavors followed by a bright, stony finish. Long finish really glides nicely. Drink now through 2007. 2,500 cases made. —James Molesworth
May. 17, 2006
CHÂTEAU DE BEAUCASTEL Châteauneuf-du-Pape White 2003
94 points, $90
Exotically rich, with candied lemon peel, dried pineapple, mango and papaya flavors that glide effortlessly, followed by hints of cardamom, chamomile tea and macadamia nut. Long, creamy finish lets the flavors play out wonderfully. Drink now through 2007. —James Molesworth
May. 16, 2006
CASA LAPOSTOLLE Clos Apalta Colchagua Valley 2003
94 points, $65
Loads of ripe fruit, with plum, blackberry and boysenberry flavors pumping through, backed by suave, mocha-infused toast, mineral and spice notes. Long, fleshy finish has some serious grip. Carmenère and Merlot with Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2007 thr —James Molesworth
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