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Feb. 03, 1999

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VINA LA ROSA

Cabernet Sauvignon Rapel La Palma 1997

$8

A lively mix of black cherry and herbal flavors gives this soft Chilean Cabernet a distinctive personality. The tannins are soft, and a pleasant minty note lingers on the finish. Drink now through 2002. 10,000 cases made.


Feb. 01, 1999

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VINA SAN PEDRO

Chardonnay Lontue Castillo de Molina Reserva 1997

$10

Ripe yet balanced, this firm Chilean Chardonnay offers hazelnut, apple and melon flavors with crisp underlying acidity. A good match for fish and light poultry dishes. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. Drink now. 10,000 cases made.


Jan. 29, 1999

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PINE RIDGE

Chenin Blanc-Viognier California 1997

$10

Need a change of pace? Here's an interesting white made from a blend of two grapes. It's a fruity wine that sits broadly on the palate, rich in peach, apricot, apple and spice flavors. Ends on a tangy, bright note. Fun and refreshing. Drink now. 14,500 ca


Jan. 28, 1999

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LINDEMANS

Chardonnay Padthaway

$12

From a well-known name comes this very good, and inexpensive, Aussie Chardonnay. Ripe and generous, offering a nice range of oak-spiced pear and nectarine flavors, remaining fresh and lively on the finish. Not as effusive as earlier vintages. Drink now th


Jan. 27, 1999

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CHEVAL QUANCARD

Entre-Deux-Mers Cuvee Clemence Eleve en Fut de Chene 1997

$10

This white Bordeaux is fresh and fruity, with lots of character. Pretty aromas of lemons, pears and vanilla. Medium-bodied, with fine acidity and a lively, fruity aftertaste. Built like a good Chardonnay. Drink now. 6,666 cases made.



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