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Aug. 08, 2001: KISTLER Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Camp Meeting Ridge 1998 (94 points, $65)

While known for its Chardonnay, Kistler is also making superlative Pinot Noir these days. The —98 CMR is extraordinary. Dark color, gorgeous flavors, with rich and exotic aromas of black cherry, fresh roasted coffee, mocha, currant and spice. Fills out —James Laube

Aug. 04, 2001: DELAS Côte-Rôtie Seigneur de Maugiron 1998 (94 points, $52)

While Châteauneuf grabbed all the early headlines in '98, Côte-Rôtie may turn out to be the best performer in this vintage. This release from Delas is supple and seductive. Round and ripe, but also clean, fresh and vibrant, this shows balance. Full-bod —Per-Henrik Mansson

Jul. 31, 2001: PAUL COULON & FILS Châteauneuf-du-Pape Boisrenard (94 points, $50)

On the heels of the ripe, showy '98 Châteauneufs come the structured, racy '99—s. Rhone lovers have a bevy of choices these days. Tannic, well-crafted blockbuster that's a blend of modern and traditional. Gorgeous, full-bodied and dark-colored. Thick, —Per-Henrik Mansson

Jul. 25, 2001: JOSEPH PHELPS Insignia Napa Valley (93 points, $120)

Despite the tricky '98 vintage, Phelps has turned out another outstanding Insignia. The '98 is a dark, deliciously rich and complex youngster, brimming with layers of currant, blackberry, plum, mineral, spice, chocolate and cedar. Finishes with a gush of —James Laube

Jul. 23, 2001: GROTH Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Reserve (93 points, $135)

Here—s a late-release from the '97 vintage that is worth hunting down. There's gorgeous fruit in this Cab, with flavors of juicy currant and plum, exotic spices, coffee beans and herbs. It's smooth, rich and creamy, finishing with ripe, integrated tanni —James Laube

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