Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Dec. 01, 2001

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GOLDWATER

Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Dog Point 2001

$20

This New Zealand Sauvignon explodes with zingy flavors, offering lime, pear, black pepper and passion fruit in profusion, echoing beautifully on the lively finish. Drink now. 15,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman


Nov. 26, 2001

93
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LES CAILLOUX

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1999

$30

Excellent Châteauneuf. Thick-textured, ripe but elegant, it has plenty of rich fruit, but above all, a mineral, wet earth component. Full-bodied, it's harmonious from start to finish, with wet stone and plum complexity lingering on the long, long finish. —Per-Henrik Mansson


Nov. 20, 2001

90
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R. LÓPEZ DE HEREDIA VIÑA TONDONIA

Rioja White Viña Gravonia 1991

$18

One's of the world's most distinctive whites, this Viura from Heredia is delicate and ethereal. A fine example of traditional white Rioja, with nutty honey and dried pear flavors that linger endlessly on the finish. Not a powerhouse, but rich with flavor —Thomas Matthews


Nov. 20, 2001

90
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R. LÓPEZ DE HEREDIA VIÑA TONDONIA

White Viña Gravonia 1991

$18

One of the world's most distinctive whites, this Viura from Heredia is delicate and ethereal. A fine example of traditional white Rioja, with nutty honey and dried pear flavors that linger endlessly on the finish. Not a powerhouse, but rich with flavor an —Thomas Matthews


Nov. 19, 2001

94
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DOMAINE DU PESQUIER

Gigondas 1999

$18

This southern Rhône appellation may not be as glamorous as its neighbor Châteauneuf-du-Pape, but in excellent vintage it can produce some stunning wines. The '99 from Pesquier is a rich, ripe, lovely and seductive Gigondas. Packed with wild herb, plum a —Per-Henrik Mansson



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