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Jun. 20, 2003: AUBERT Chardonnay Sonoma Coast Ritchie Vineyard 2001 (95 points, $50)

Wonderful aromas of flowers, honeysuckle, fig, butter and hazelnut lead to rich, silky flavors that are elegant and refined, with a creamy, citrus-laced finish. Vibrant acidity gives it backbone and sustains the flavors on the long, minerally aftertaste. —James Laube

Jun. 19, 2003: BERINGER Chardonnay Napa Valley Sbragia Limited Release 2001 (93 points, $40)

A real mouthful of delicious Chardonnay, its range of flavors stretching from ripe pear, fig and citrus to pretty smoky oak, hazelnut and caramel. Finishes with a pure gush of rich earth and Chardonnay flavors, turning elegant and graceful. Drink now thro —James Laube

Jun. 12, 2003: MELVILLE Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills Carrie's Small Lot Collection 2001 (92 points, $40)

California's Santa Rita Hills is emerging as a viable source for Pinot Noir. This offering from Melville is gorgeous, from its enticingly complex floral and wild berry aromatics to its vibrant, richly fruity core of blackberry and wild berry fruit. Finish —James Laube

Jun. 10, 2003: LEWIS Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 2000 (91 points, $80)

Here's a Cabernet from a winery that has established a solid track record since its founding in 1995. Exceptionally well-made, blending ripe currant, black cherry, anise and minerally flavors with a well-proportioned dose of cedary, spicy oak. Balanced, w —James Laube

Jun. 06, 2003: BERINGER Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Private Reserve 1999 (93 points, $100)

With a track record of excellence, it's no surprise the Beringer Private Reserve rates highly in the '99 vintage. Complex aromas of currant, herb, tobacco, olive and cedar lead to similar flavors in a rich, concentrated yet elegant presentation. Turns smo —James Laube

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