Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

5509 Daily Wine Picks found in this category.

Dec. 20, 2003

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FRANÇOIS PELISSIÉ

Cahors Croix du Mayne 2001

$15

This Cahors is a nicely crafted, full-bodied red. Ripe and rich, filled with delicious dark cherry, blackberry and dark plum flavors. Seductive spice and dark chocolate notes intensify on the broad finish. Tempting now. Best from 2004 through 2007. 8,300 —Kim Marcus


Dec. 18, 2003

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DOMAINE LAPORTE

Sancerre Domaine du Rochoy 2001

$19

From the Loire comes this mature but still lively white, with lemon curd, white peach, herb and straw flavors that pick up a hint of almond on the lush finish. Nicely done. Drink now. 6,075 cases made. Smart Buys. —James Molesworth


Dec. 17, 2003

90
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CHÂTEAU DU CÈDRE

Cahors Le Prestige 2000

$20

From the southwest of France comes this polished and pure tasting red, with delicious red plum, iron and cassis flavors. Spicy, juicy finish feathered with smoke and meat elements. Drink now through 2005. 5,000 cases made. Smart Buys. —Kim Marcus


Dec. 16, 2003

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DOMINIO DEL PLATA

Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza Crios de Susana Balbo 2002

$15

From Argentina comes this concentrated and ripe red, with brawny blackberry and currant fruit and plenty of toast. Has a beefy, gamy edge that recedes with air, revealing more fruit on the muscular finish. Drink now through 2005. 7,000 cases made. Smart —James Molesworth


Dec. 05, 2003

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MULDERBOSCH

Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch 2003

$20

The latest outstanding release from one of South Africa's top white wine producers is this crackling, live-wire Sauvignon, with textbook gooseberry, grass, lime and mineral flavors on a racy frame. Pure and long, with great acidity rippling beneath it all —James Molesworth



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