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Jun. 03, 2005
CASA FERREIRINHA Douro Quinta da Leda 2001
92 points, $60
A caressing mouthful of ripe plum and cherry flavors, with good concentration and definition to the sweet spice notes. Delicious chocolate elements fill the finish, with hints of mint and coffee. Fine balance. Drink now through 2008. 2,015 cases made. —Kim Marcus
Jun. 02, 2005
ACHÁVAL-FERRER Malbec Mendoza Finca Bella Vista 2002
92 points, $85
So dense it seems monolithic right now, but look carefully and you'll see the layers of boysenberry, raspberry and black fig fruit rippling underneath all the loam and toast. Despite its weight, there's fine acidity stitching it all together. One for the —James Molesworth
Jun. 01, 2005
LUCIEN LE MOINE Meursault Les Perrières 2002
93 points, $85
This captures the essence of the soil: Mineral, citronella, peach and vanilla aromas and flavors seemingly float on the vivid structure in this lively white. It builds in intensity and resonates on the long finish. Plenty of power, yet stylish. Best from —Bruce Sanderson
May. 31, 2005
JOSEPH PHELPS Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2002
92 points, $48
A rich, dense and deeply concentrated young Cabernet, with layers of currant, plum, spice, cedar and blueberry notes that are tightly focused and supported by firm, ripe tannins. Impressive also for its balance and amplitude, it should reward short- to me —James Laube
May. 30, 2005
PRATS & SYMINGTON Douro Chryseia 2003
92 points, $51
Powerful and ripe, like a dry Port, with loads of dark plum, dark cherry, dark chocolate and vanilla flavors. Intense, with plenty of tannins, but within bounds and showing an underlying sense of finesse and elegance. Just a baby now. Best from 2007 thro —Kim Marcus
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