Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Nov. 25, 2002

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COPPO

Barbera d'Asti Camp du Rouss 2000

$16

Piedmont isn't all about expensive Barolos and Barbarescos -— just track down some of this tasty Barbera. Rich damson, grilled steak and mushroom aromas follow through to a medium- to full-bodied palate, with well-balanced acidity and a fresh, fruity an —James Suckling


Nov. 22, 2002

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E. GUIGAL

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1999

$30

From one of the Rhône's most consistent producers comes this outstanding Châteauneuf. Distinctive, with plenty of wild mushrooms, wet earth, game and leather. This is not a fruit bomb; it has its chewy tannins. But underneath is wonderful sweet fruit, a —Per-Henrik Mansson


Nov. 18, 2002

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TRIMBACH

Gewürztraminer Alsace 2000

$17

Try this Alsace Gewürz as a match with hearty holiday fare. On the dry side and focused, exhibiting nectarine, spice and grapefruit peel flavors on a medium-bodied profile, picking up white pepper accents on the finish. Drink now. 15,000 cases made. Sma —Bruce Sanderson


Nov. 04, 2002

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RUST EN VREDE

Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 1999

$20

Jean Engelbrecht has this South African estate in top form. Not a blockbuster, this Cabernet is really focused, with winy currant, sanguine, herb and mineral notes, and elegant tannins framing the finish. Has length and poise, with a mouthwatering finish —James Molesworth


Oct. 31, 2002

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BARTON & GUESTIER

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2000

$20

The Rhône has enjoyed a trio of fine vintages recently, from '98 through '00. This '00 Châteauneuf should provide a nice introduction to the region's wines. Clean and measured, this balanced, traditional red is reserved on the nose, delivering some mine —Per-Henrik Mansson



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