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Jan. 04, 2005
ALBAN Grenache Edna Valley 2003
94 points, $56
Superrich and concentrated, with a wealth of flavor, stretching out from espresso, huskleberry, currant, leather and beef carpaccio, accented by hints of vanilla, sage and dusty berry, ending with a long, intense, fully tannic aftertaste, but in the end i —James Laube
Jan. 03, 2005
DUMOL Syrah Russian River Valley Eddie's Patch 2002
95 points, $66
This is a delicious Syrah, pure, rich, intense and concentrated, with a wonderful core of zesty black cherry, blackberry, wild berry and pretty fresh earth scents. Just when you think the flow of flavors is about to slow down then the light, toasty vanill —James Laube
Dec. 31, 2004
PIERO BUSSO Barbaresco S. Stefanetto 2001
93 points, $64
Rich and concentrated with blackberry and raspberry aromas and a hint of wet earth. Full-bodied, with firm yet silky tannins and a long chewy finish. Impressive and tight now. Needs lots of bottle age. Best after 2009. 450 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy —James Suckling
Dec. 30, 2004
FONTANABIANCA Barbaresco Sorì Burdin 2001
92 points, $58
Aromas of plums and fresh herbs follow through to a full-bodied palate, with licorice and berry flavors and a long chewy finish. Comes around nicely with air. Best after 2008. 750 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy. —James Suckling
Dec. 29, 2004
QUIXOTE Petite Syrah Napa Valley Panza Stags' Leap Ranch 2002
92 points, $40
Pure and delicious Petite, notably supple with a generous offering of ripe, spicy plum and wild berry, a touch of hazelnut and nutmeg, and a touch of beef carpaccio, ending with a dash of pepper and ripe, integrated tannins. Drink now through 2012. 580 ca —James Laube
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