Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Oct. 18, 2000

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RAYMOND

Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve

$28

Here's an outstanding California Cabernet that won't break the bank and should be easy to find. Round, with ripe flavors of black currants, cotton candy, spice and lavish, toasty oak. Solid tannins integrate nicely with coffee flavors on the finish. Best —James Laube


Sep. 25, 2000

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FEUDI DI SAN GREGORIO

Fiano di Avellino 1999

$18

Looking for a change of pace? From the Fiano grape in Italy's southern wine region of Campania, this impressive white offers layers of tropical fruit and citrus character. It's full-bodied, with wonderful concentration, good acidity and a long flavorful f —James Suckling


Sep. 20, 2000

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FATTORIA DEL CERRO

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 1997

$20

Like most reds from Italy's Tuscany region, Vino Nobile is made from Sangiovese. The '97 from Fattoria del Cerro is well crafted, with amazing aromas of lavender, ripe fruit and minerals. Full-bodied, with layers of berry and cherry flavors that are well —James Suckling


Sep. 19, 2000

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CHÂTEAU DE LASCAUX

Coteaux du Languedoc Pic St.-Loup Les Nobles Pierres 1998

$16

A tightly wound, powerful and graceful wine from France's Languedoc region, with mouthcoating flavors of dark plum and black cherry, and concentrated mineral and smoke elements. Tannins punch through on the finish, with a minty note, adding to this wine's —Kim Marcus


Sep. 06, 2000

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STEELE

Chardonnay Santa Barbara County Bien Nacido Vineyard

$26

Bucking the trend of the difficult '98 vintage is this solid Chardonnay from winemaker Jed Steele. Tasty, with ripe pear, guava and tropical fruit flavors that are round and polished, turning complex and elegant, with a fruity aftertaste. Drink now throug —James Laube



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