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Sep. 02, 2005
ROGER SABON & FILS Châteauneuf-du-Pape Prestige 2003
95 points, $65
Dense raspberry, plum, licorice, tar and bacon notes are supported by thick, muscular tannins in this concentrated, showy red. A bit of a brute now (though floral and mineral hints chime in too) so cellar. If you do, you'll have a classic example of the v —James Molesworth
Sep. 01, 2005
HENRI PERROT-MINOT Charmes-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes 2003
96 points, $302
Charming, as the name suggests. Lush and mouthfilling, exuding morello cherry, blackberry and black currant aromas and flavors, this '03 red retains freshness and dense yet finely woven tannins. It lasts and lasts on the finish, with a sense of energy and —Bruce Sanderson
Aug. 31, 2005
BODEGAS BALBAS Ribera del Duero Alitus Reserva 1996
92 points, $100
This powerful red shows muscular tannins and a thick, meaty texture. Plum and black cherry flavors are ripe and clean, but struggle to emerge over the tannins. Notes of mineral and game give it a sense of place. It's still amazingly young; hard to predict —Thomas Matthews
Aug. 30, 2005
FLORA SPRINGS Trilogy Napa Valley 2002
92 points, $60
Tightly focused on a rich, vibrant beam of blackberry, wild berry and black cherry, this wine is intense and concentrated, finishing with firm, ripe tannins and a long, intricate aftertaste. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Mal —James Laube
Aug. 29, 2005
DELILLE Chaleur Estate Red Yakima Valley 2002
92 points, $65
Firm, generous and tightly packed with ripe currant, blueberry and gentle spice flavors, lingering against chewy tannins on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Best from 2007 through 2015. 1,250 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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