Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Oct. 15, 2001

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CHÂTEAU LA ROQUE

Coteaux du Languedoc Pic St.-Loup Cupa Numismae 1999

$19

Here's another superb Languedoc from the Pic St.-Loup area. A high percentage of Mourvèdre makes it into this high end cuvée from La Roque. Intense and focused, this red is loaded with red plum, cherry and leather flavors that are both elegant and conce —Kim Marcus


Oct. 05, 2001

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DOMAINE DE LA JANASSE

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1999

$30

The ripe and opulent 1998 vintage got a lot of play in the southern Rhône, and rightfully so. Now here come the '99's, and they also look to be superb, though in a more structured and racy way. This '99 from Janasse is like a garden in bloom, as the flor —Per-Henrik Mansson


Sep. 29, 2001

90
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CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE

Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Cold Creek Vineyard 1998

$29

From a vineyard with a track record for quality comes this outstanding Washington Cabernet. Ripe and focused Cabernet, generous with its supple currant and delicate herb flavors, which echo nicely on the open-textured finish. The tannins are soft and hard —Bruce Sanderson


Sep. 08, 2001

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CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE-DR. LOOSEN

Riesling Columbia Valley Eroica 2000

$20

This joint venture has scored outstanding again, and looks to be one of the top New World Rieslings being made today. Zingy, juicy and flavorful. A beautifully packaged cascade of apple, pineapple, apricot and mineral flavors that just don't quit, echoing —Harvey Steiman


Sep. 01, 2001

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ALAIN GRAILLOT

Crozes-Hermitage 1999

$19

One of the appellation's top producers, Alain Graillot has turned out another outstanding Crozes in '99. Gorgeous. Black in color, supple in texture, rich and thick, with lots of pure black and red fruit aromas jumping out of the glass. Full-bodied, with —Per-Henrik Mansson



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