Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

5197 Daily Wine Picks found in this category.

May. 12, 1999

92
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COLUMBIA CREST

Reserve Columbia Valley

$22

This red from Washington comes from a winery synonymous with value. Smooth, rich and aristocratic, this lovely blend gently unfolds its blackberry, black currant, mineral and smoke notes on a polished frame, serving up plenty of flavor. Drink now through


May. 10, 1999

94
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MINER

Chardonnay Napa Valley 1997

$26

Ripe, smooth and polished, with a wonderful band of smoky, toasty oak, ripe pear, fig, hazelnut and spice, turning sleek and elegant as it unveils hints of fruit and citrus, this delicious new Chardonnay is a welcome addition to California's expansive bot


May. 07, 1999

90
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GEORGES DUBOEUF

Pouilly-Fuisse Eleve en Fut de Chene

$17

Lively, racy and full-bodied, this white Burgundy is packed with deftly created oak accents, showing a pronounced toasted character along with plenty of lemon notes, good fruit and impressive length on the finish. It's tempting now, but worth cellaring sh


May. 04, 1999

94
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CHATEAU DE CHAMIREY

Mercurey White 1997

$17

A Mercurey that tastes like a little Montrachet. With its beautiful blend of tropical and toasty aromas, this full-bodied white Burgundy is generous and silky, coating every taste bud with luscious, thick-as-oil liquid. Remarkable concentration of refined


Apr. 30, 1999

91
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STEELE

Chardonnay California Steele Cuvee 1997

$18

Lots of up-front fruit and spice make this California Chardonnay distinctive. Tiers of fig, pear, melon, apricot and nutmeg cascade to a long finish with an intricate aftertaste. Even better than last year's version, which was also a Spectator Selection.



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