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Jul. 19, 2005
LEWIS Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 2002
93 points, $100
Marked by a lavish display of flashy, toasty vanilla bean oak and a tasty core of ripe currant, black cherry and wild berry. A burst of ripe fruit and seductive oak return on the finish. Best from 2006 through 2013. 1,200 cases made. —James Laube
Jul. 18, 2005
FRANÇOIS RAVENEAU Chablis Blanchot 2002
93 points, $185
Fat, yet vibrant and dense, with concentrated flavors of green fruits, honey, herbs and mineral. All knees and elbows today, it resonates on the palate. Needs time to settle down and integrate. Best from 2007 through 2015. —Bruce Sanderson
Jul. 16, 2005
DIDIER DAGUENEAU Pouilly-Fumé Silex 2003
93 points, $80
Great raciness for the vintage. Offers vibrant flint, citrus peel, smoke and floral notes allied to a steely backbone. Long, crisp, filigreed finish. Lovely. Drink now through 2009. —James Molesworth
Jul. 15, 2005
PAX Syrah Russian River Valley Walker Vine Hill Vineyard 2003
93 points, $50
Exhibits a rich, plush, juicy core of vibrant blackberry, black cherry, fresh earth and hints of anise and sage. Tightly wound and sharply focused. Finishes with ripe tannins and burst of dark berry flavors. Drink now through 2012. 552 cases made. —James Laube
Jul. 14, 2005
OJAI Syrah Santa Rita Hills Melville Vineyards 2002
93 points, $65
Enticing aromas of wild berry, boysenberry, spice and hazelnut lead to a firm, intense, richly concentrated young wine that should only reward cellaring. Reveals a complex medley of blueberry and blackberry flavors on the finish. Shows a remarkable range —James Laube
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