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May. 25, 2005
CAMILLE GIROUD Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaut St.-Jacques 2002
92 points, $75
The essence of Pinot, with pure black cherry. Dense and accented by licorice and tobacco notes. Intense, young and unevolved at this point, with a firm underlying structure, it shows promise, with excellent balance and a long, lingering aftertaste. Best f —Bruce Sanderson
May. 24, 2005
FAR NIENTE Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 2002
93 points, $110
Intense, with a tannic structure, yet the plush currant, anise, earth and cedar flavors push to the forefront and show an excellent range of depth and concentration. The finish turns tight, with a burst of plum, berry, cedar and tobacco. Best from 2006 th —James Laube
May. 23, 2005
AUGUST WEST Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Rosella's Vineyard 2003
92 points, $42
Impeccable balance, with a rare combination of richness and delicacy. The fruit is ripe but not overly so, with layers of plum and blueberry that are supple, fleshy and complex. Long, luxurious finish. Drink now through 2009. 184 cases made. —James Laube
May. 21, 2005
LUCIEN LE MOINE Volnay Clos des Chênes 2002
93 points, $75
An exuberant aroma of ripe cherry mingles with spicy oak in this alluring Pinot Noir. Dense and firm, yet supple in texture. The oak dominates the graceful finish today, but it's balanced by a kernel of sweet fruit. Best from 2007 through 2015. 25 cases m —Bruce Sanderson
May. 20, 2005
TURNBULL Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Fortuna Vineyard 2002
94 points, $50
A rich, seductive style, with tiers of flavor built around a center of ripe currant, blackberry and plum and lots of exotic mocha-cedar and spicy oak that add wonderful dimension. Also wins points for its smooth, harmonious texture, finishing with a stron —James Laube
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