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Jun. 16, 2005
RAMOS-PINTO Douro Reserva Especial 2000
93 points, $52
Intense and alluring, with smoky aromas and loads of rich and ripe flavors of dark plum, black currant and dark cherry. This is a full-throttle red that is muscular but balanced. Finishes with silky tannins and delicious notes of cream and spice. Drink no —Kim Marcus
Jun. 15, 2005
KOBALT Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2002
95 points, $80
An ultraripe, rich and fleshy style, exhibiting plush plum, blackberry and wild berry fruit that pushes the envelope of ripeness yet maintains a fine equilibrium. The tannins are ripe and fine-grained and, despite some heat, the flavors gush through. Best —James Laube
Jun. 14, 2005
LEWIS Chardonnay Napa Valley Reserve 2003
94 points, $56
Remarkably rich and complex, with tiers of citrus, apple and pear fruit along with an exotic overlay of smoky, toasty oak. But in the end, it's the ripe, polished fruit that shines through, giving this an impressive range of depth and flavor. Can stand sh —James Laube
Jun. 13, 2005
SCHILD Shiraz Barossa Ben Schild Reserve 2003
92 points, $65
Impressive for the purity of its blueberry, plum and blackberry flavors, intense but not gooey, remarkable for the freshness of its flavors as they sail through the long, fine-grained finish. Best from 2007 through 2012. 150 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
Jun. 11, 2005
VIE DI ROMANS Pinot Grigio Isonzo del Friuli Dessimis 2003
92 points, $35
Lots of pineapple aromas with hints of toasted oak. Full-bodied, with a rich and powerful palate and plenty of fruit on the finish. One of the best Pinot Grigios out there with the structure of a white Burgundy. Drink now. 2,100 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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