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$15 to $30

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Dec. 20, 2002

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JEAN-MARC BROCARD

Chablis Fourchaume 2000

$26

Here's another fine '00 Chablis that melts in the mouth. Beautiful integration and balance in this plush Chablis, yet it still expresses the apple, lemon and mineral notes typical of the appellation. Backed by a firm, lively structure, this ends with a ba —Bruce Sanderson


Dec. 18, 2002

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BODEGA CATENA ZAPATA

Chardonnay Mendoza Catena Agrelo Vineyards 2001

$20

Nicolás Catena leads the way in Argentina, with a rare combination of both quality and quantity. Lovely purity and balance here, with ripe flavors of fig and pear backed up by floral and toast notes that are harmonious through the finish. Juicy texture k —James Molesworth


Dec. 17, 2002

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ST.-URBANS-HOF

Riesling Spätlese Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Piesporter Goldtröpfchen 2001

$20

Riesling lovers know to get in line for the '01 German bottlings, such as this one from St.-Urbans-Hof. Ample, rich and offering a range of flavors from violet to cinnamon, nutmeg, citrus and slate that permeate a sturdy, lightweight structure, this is co —Bruce Sanderson


Dec. 16, 2002

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JEAN-MARC BROCARD

Chablis Montmains 2000

$24

Chablis enjoyed a fine vintage in 2000, from which this offering by Brocard is a excellent example. Good concentration and a rich texture highlight this honey- and lemon-laced white. It's all underscored by a racy structure, which is hidden in the youthfu —Bruce Sanderson


Dec. 03, 2002

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PACIFIC ECHO

Brut Mendocino County NV NV

$19

Here's a fine buy in sparkling wine in time for the holidays, from the company that used to be known as Scharffenberger. Ripe and round, intense and concentrated, with floral, vanilla, spicy apple and toast overtones that linger with mocha notes in a live —James Laube



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