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Jul. 31, 2003
CHÂTEAU PAPE CLÉMENT Pessac-Léognan White 2001
90 points, $85
While '00 was a terrific vintage for red Bordeaux, the '01 vintage seems to favor dry whites and Sauternes. This '01 white offers complex aromas of apple tart, cream and apricots that follow through to a medium-bodied palate, with a solid core of fruit an —James Suckling
Jul. 29, 2003
CHÂTEAU MONTROSE St.-Estèphe 2000
95 points, $87
Incredible blackberry, licorice and vanilla character, with lovely and complex aromas. Full-bodied, with a solid core of fruit and a long finish. Goes on and on and on. Best since the amazing 1996 Montrose. Best after 2010. 15,000 cases made. Collectible —James Suckling
Jul. 24, 2003
CHÂTEAU MARGAUX Margaux 2000
100 points, $423
Muscular yet classy. Breathtaking aromas of black licorice, violets, berry and cherry, with light hints of spices and minerals; it's all there in the nose. Full-bodied, with an ultrafine tannin structure, and a finish that persists for minutes. This may t —James Suckling
Jul. 21, 2003
AU BON CLIMAT Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley XX Anniversary Passant des Nuits-Blanches au Bouge 2000
92 points, $35
Opens with floral and sandalwood aromatics, then shows off a beam of smoky lemon, citrus, spicy pear, pineapple and anise flavors, finishing in a long, rich, elegant aftertaste. Firm acidity should give this wine a wider drinking window. Drink now through —James Laube
Jul. 18, 2003
CHATEAU ST. JEAN Chardonnay Sonoma County Reserve 2000
93 points, $45
Creamy-textured, with complex fig, pear, apricot and smoky oak flavors that build to a nice crescendo, turning elegant and rich on the finish, with a long, integrated aftertaste. Drink now through 2007. 1,800 cases made. Highly Recommended. —James Laube
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