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Oct. 20, 2005
GAJA Langhe Conteisa 2001
93 points, $205
Plum, berry and dried flowers follow through to a full-bodied palate, with fine tannins and a long, caressing finish. Lovely. This is subtle and refined with wonderful balance. Best after 2007. 1,350 cases made. —James Suckling
Oct. 19, 2005
DIDIER DAGUENEAU Pouilly-Fumé Paradoxe 2003
93 points, $60
Sweet, but never cloying, with bouncy floral, white peach and bitter almond flavors followed by macadamia nut and shortbread hints. Long, lacy finish is both sweet and stony, with precise acidity stretching it all out. Atypical and beautiful. Drink now th —James Molesworth
Oct. 18, 2005
FOREAU Vouvray Moelleux Domaine du Clos Naudin Réserve 2003
94 points, $85
Jaw-dropping fruit—guava, quince, mango and persimmon—is extremely concentrated and lushly layered. That's followed by ginger, cream, green almond and smoke notes on a superlong finish, which has a nice bit of earthy grip as well. Drink now through 20 —James Molesworth
Oct. 17, 2005
ETUDE Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2002
94 points, $90
A very stylish wine that's plush, rich and concentrated, offering an array of spicy currant, cedary oak, anise, herb and mineral flavors that are soothing, winning points for its polished texture and firm yet gentle tannins. Best from 2006 through 2013. 4 —James Laube
Oct. 15, 2005
LUIGI PIRA Barolo Vigneto Marenca 2001
92 points, $75
Intense aromas of blackberries, lightly toasted oak and plums. Very intense. Full-bodied, with big velvety tannins and a long, caressing finish. Serious wine. Best after 2008. 1,000 cases made. —James Suckling
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