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Sep. 03, 2004
97 points, $50
Smells like pure caramel with just a hint of dried apricot. Full-bodied, ultra sweet and fabulously concentrated. This goes on for minutes. Coats your palate but shows fab acidity. Big, juicy young sticky. Best after 2010. 2,275 cases made. Highly Recomme —James Suckling
Sep. 02, 2004
98 points, $62
2001 Sauternes is an excellent vintage, so if you missed these wines as futures, now is the time to grab them before they finally disappear. Gorgeous aromas of honey, passion fruit, mangos and candied lemon rind. Full-bodied and ultra-concentrated yet bal —James Suckling
Aug. 31, 2004
DOMAINE DU PÉGAÜ Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Laurence 2000
94 points, $90
A late release from the powerful 2000 vintage, Pégaü's Cuvée Laurence is dark and closed, a brooding Châteauneuf with a boatload of black currant, tar and smoked apple wood at its core, all coated by a thick layer of dense, yet superbly ripe tannins. —James Molesworth
Aug. 27, 2004
ZIND-HUMBRECHT Pinot Gris Alsace Clos Windsbuhl Sélection des Grains Nobles 2001
100 points, $264/375ml
This is the first SGN from ZH's great Clos Windsbuhl vineyard. Like liquid candy, this is a mouthful of apricot, quince, coconut, honey and smoke flavors matched to a thick texture and vibrant structure. Despite the concentration, it seemingly melts in th —Bruce Sanderson
Aug. 23, 2004
ARAUJO Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley Eisele Vineyard 2002
94 points, $32
An exceptional bottling that offers a veritable explosion of hay, lemon blossom, grass, melon and nectarine notes. Tangy acidity, supple cream tones, anise and mineral nuances weave through a finish of superior depth and dimension. Doesn't get much better —James Laube
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