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Dec. 12, 2001: RAMEY Chardonnay Napa Valley Carneros Hyde Vineyard 1999 (93 points, $56)

One of the top current Chardonnay producers, Ramey has released another fine offering from the well-known Hyde vineyard. The '99 is a refreshingly rich and lively style, with vibrant pear, fig, anise, citrus and toasty oak nuances. Even with all its richn —James Laube

Dec. 08, 2001: JEAN-MICHEL GERIN Côte-Rôtie Les Grandes Places 1999 (95 points, $100)

The northern Rhône's Côte-Rôtie appellation really shined in the '99 vintage. This offering from Gerin is gorgeous. Thick, yet elegant and refined, bursting with flowers, blackberry, chocolate, smoke, licorice and sweet oak. Full-bodied, with ripe tann —Per-Henrik Mansson

Dec. 06, 2001: CHARLES HEIDSIECK Brut Champagne Mis en Cave en Réserve NV NV (90 points, $45)

This is a non-vintage wine that was disgorged in 1996. The early disgorgement contributes to the gorgeous aromas and flavors of honey, hazelnut and brioche that mark this plush Champagne. It's balanced and creamy, with a soft structure that makes it immed —Bruce Sanderson

Dec. 04, 2001: DOMAINE DU VIEUX TÉLÉGRAPHE Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau 1999 (91 points, $42)

The Brunier family has been turning out one of the Rhône's top Châteauneufs for some time now, and the beautiful '99 La Crau is another winner. Full-bodied, rich and ripe, with plum and blackberry notes and some real tannic grip. Mineral edge adds comp —Per-Henrik Mansson

Nov. 30, 2001: E. GUIGAL Côte-Rôtie Brune et Blonde 1998 (93 points, $38)

From one of the region's venerable negociants comes this outstanding Côte-Rôtie. The '98 Brune et Blonde caresses the palate. Elegant, with mineral, red and black fruit and supple tannins. Seductive balance on the fresh finish, where the firm tannins ma —Per-Henrik Mansson

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