Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Oct. 11, 2002

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DEI

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 1999

$24

Young by Italian standards (founded in 1985), Dei has become one of Tuscany's most consistent Vino Nobile producers. Complex aromas of roses, berries and grilled meat. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long, spicy finish. Very serious Vino Nobile. Sup —James Suckling


Oct. 09, 2002

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THE HESS COLLECTION

Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Hess Estate 1999

$20

One of California's most consistent performers, Hess has turned out another fine estate Cabernet in '99. Ripe and firm, with broad-shouldered blueberry, black currant, fresh herb and cedar flavors. Spicy, toasty oak and solid tannins frame solid, concentr —James Laube


Oct. 03, 2002

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CHATEAU SOUVERAIN

Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 1999

$20

Chateau Souverain is part of the large Beringer Blass portfolio, and it currently ranks as one of California's most consistent wineries. This '99 Cab is beautifully defined and richly flavored, showing ripe currant and black cherry, anise and sage, with h —James Laube


Sep. 26, 2002

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FATTORIA DI FELSINA

Chianti Classico Berardenga 2000

$23

One of Tuscany's top Chianti producers, Felsina has released a fine Berardenga from the '99 vintage. Beautiful aromas of crushed berries and dried flowers follow through to a medium-bodied palate, with fine tannins and an aftertaste of mineral, berry and —James Suckling


Sep. 25, 2002

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FOPPIANO

Petite Sirah Sonoma County 2000

$23

From one of the venerable California wineries comes another hearty Petite Sirah. The '00 is intensely tannic but also beautifully crafted, with a firm, tightly wound core of plum, loganberry, wild berry, floral and black cherry that picks up touches of ja —James Laube



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