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Jan. 30, 2007
GUNDERLOCH Riesling Qualitätswein Rheinhessen Nackenheim Rothenberg 2005
92 points, $58
Delicious dry-style Riesling, offering plenty of juicy peach and passion fruit flavors underscored by mineral. Very harmonious, it handles its weight well and lingers nicely on the finish. Drink now through 2012. 300 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
Jan. 29, 2007
CRAGGY RANGE Sophia Gimblett Gravels Hawkes Bay 2004
90 points, $60
A broad-shouldered Merlot, with concentrated black currant, black plum and generous cedary oak flavors. Fresh herb tones and muscular tannins grip the finish. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2008 through 2012. 860 cases imported. —Daniel Sogg
Jan. 27, 2007
CIMICKY Shiraz Barossa Valley The Autograph 2004
91 points, $45
A lively red that's remarkable for its freshness and vitality, with blackberry, black currant and hints of minerality as the finish emerges against refined tannins. Approachable now, but wait a while if possible. Best after 2008. 1,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
Jan. 26, 2007
PAHLMEYER Jayson Napa Valley 2004
92 points, $55
Firm, ripe and complex, with vivid red currant and black cherry fruit that's well-defined, structured and supported by firm, integrated tannins. Ends with a nice flash of toasty oak and mineral notes. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit V —James Laube
Jan. 25, 2007
OJAI Syrah Santa Barbara County Bien Nacido Vineyard 2003
92 points, $38
Dark-hued, intense and spicy, with rich layers of wild berry, sage and herb, picking up a hint of chocolate and espresso bean on the finish, where the tannins are rich and tight. Drink now through 2011. 871 cases made. —James Laube
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