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Apr. 10, 2006
GRAHAM Vintage Port 2003
94 points, $85
Loads of tar and blackberry aromas follow through to a full-bodied palate, with medium sweetness, big, velvety tannins and a long finish. A big, juicy wine. Best after 2015. 8,500 cases made. —James Suckling
Apr. 08, 2006
H. DÖNNHOFF Riesling Auslese Gold Cap Nahe Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle 2004
94 points, $67/375ml
This isn't showy yet it builds in intensity on the palate, with vanilla pastry, sweet corn, apricot and nectarine aromas and flavors brought into relief by the lively structure. It's very long and saturated on the finish, in a precise, well-defined way. B —Bruce Sanderson
Apr. 07, 2006
MARCHESI DE' FRESCOBALDI Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo 2001
94 points, $60
Aromas of currant, berry and light vanilla. Full-bodied and structured. Fine tannins but not giving much now. This is big and powerful. Needs lots of time. Best after 2010. 21,000 cases made. J.S. —James Suckling
Apr. 06, 2006
PAUL COULON & FILS Châteauneuf-du-Pape Domaine de Beaurenard 2003
94 points, $45
Big wine, with a wall of structure around a core of black currant, blackberry and fig fruit. Plenty of exotic spice, dark chocolate, licorice and graphite notes skitter in the background, with a long finish that drips with fruit. Best from 2008 through 20 —James Molesworth
Apr. 05, 2006
CASTELLO BANFI Brunello di Montalcino Poggio alle Mura 2001
94 points, $75
Loads of blackberry and currant on the nose with hints of cooked fruit. Full-bodied, silky and refined with a beautiful structure and refinement. Goes on for minutes. Best after 2009. 7,500 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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