Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Nov. 20, 2001

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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

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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


Nov. 13, 2001

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DOMAINE BRUSSET

Gigondas Le Grand Montmirail 2000

$20

Fantastic. Dark and deep, with lots of black fruit, this is as silky as you can imagine a red, all cream and smoothness and seduction. Full-bodied, it kicks in with a touch of fresh fruit character on the long, juicy finish. Massive, sweet tannins lurk in —Per-Henrik Mansson


Nov. 08, 2001

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TENUTA DELL'ORNELLAIA

Sauvignon Blanc Toscana Poggio alle Gazze 2000

$25

Though known predominantly for its reds, Tuscany offers a few tasty whites as well. This Sauvignon Blanc provides aromas of peach, flint, gunpowder and ripe fruit. Full-bodied yet reserved, with fine acidity and a long, long, flavorful finish. A Sauvignon —James Suckling


Nov. 05, 2001

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MULDERBOSCH

Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch 2001

$22

South Africa's Sauvignon Blancs enjoyed a fine harvest in '01, and Mulderbosch is consistently one of the region's top producers of this varietal. A vibrant mix of lime, cut grass, sweet pea and chalk, with good, medium-weight texture and a long, juicy fi —James Molesworth



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