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May. 13, 2005
92 points, $65
Gorgeous aromas of lavender, olive, game and worn saddle leather are followed by a ripe, suave palate of dark berry, coffee and toast. An alluring, bittersweet cocoa note chimes in on the finish. Drink now through 2013. —James Molesworth
May. 12, 2005
JOAN SIMÓ Priorat Les Eres Vinyes Velles 2002
94 points, $70
An alluring red, refined yet powerful, subtle yet seductive. Bright blackberry, mineral, coffee and anise flavors are framed by ripe, muscular tannins, which yield to fruit and spice on the long finish. Balanced and polished. Drink now through 2010. 200 c —Thomas Matthews
May. 11, 2005
TOLLOT-BEAUT Corton-Bressandes 2002
94 points, $75
Superb. Rich and sumptuous, with an intense core of concentrated cherry, spice and mineral. Combines power, finesse and an old-vine sappiness. Needs time to bring all the elements together, but what a pleasure it will be. Fine, lingering finish. Best from —Bruce Sanderson
May. 10, 2005
VALDICAVA Brunello di Montalcino Madonna del Piano Riserva 1999
96 points, $128
Fantastic aromas of ripe fruit and coffee, with hints of plum and cedar. Full-bodied, with lovely, velvety tannins and a long, juicy finish. Big and glorious. The greatest wine ever from here. Best after 2006. 1,500 cases made. —James Suckling
May. 09, 2005
PAHLMEYER Jayson Napa Valley 2002
92 points, $55
A rich, plush, sophisticated style with great intensity and concentration, offering layers of currant, black cherry, melted chocolate and cedary notes. Shows some restraint and nuance on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Ver —James Laube
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