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Jul. 29, 2005
DIDIER DAGUENEAU Pouilly-Fumé Pur Sang 2003
92 points, $60
Shows an understated richness, with lemon verbena, peach and honeysuckle flavors supported by hints of macadamia nut and smoke underneath. Long, elegant, stony finish. Drink now through 2008. —James Molesworth
Jul. 28, 2005
S.A. HUËT Vouvray Moelleux Clos du Bourg 1ère Trie 2002
94 points, $60
Full-bodied, with sweet earth, truffle, graham cracker, honey and spice aromas and flavors. Also shows matchstick and apple flavors. Long, sweet finish ripples with acidity. Shows more flash and power now from its sweetness. Minerality should develop with —James Molesworth
Jul. 27, 2005
BODEGAS SIERRA CANTABRIA Rioja Finca El Bosque 2002
93 points, $142
This plush, international-style red is rich with ripe black fruit and sweet oak. Ripe tannins are well-integrated, and it goes down like velvet, with a long finish of blackberry and lilac. Seamless. Drink now through 2010. 50 cases imported. —Thomas Matthews
Jul. 26, 2005
FRANÇOIS RAVENEAU Chablis Butteaux 2002
94 points, $99
Succulent, with a hint of oak masking a mineral element now, yet intense and focused, with honey, apple, lemon and spice flavors. Builds on the palate and improves with air. Fine length. Needs time. Best from 2007 through 2015. —Bruce Sanderson
Jul. 25, 2005
AMON-RA Shiraz Barossa Valley 2003
93 points, $68
Firm, but remarkably generous and pure, with richly articulated cherry, raspberry jam and licorice flavors that linger impressively on the meaty finish. Needs time to sort itself out. Best after 2008. 400 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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