Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

5302 Daily Wine Picks found in this category.

May. 31, 2000

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R. LÓPEZ DE HEREDIA VIÑA TONDONIA

Rioja White Viña Gravonia Crianza

$17

This 10-year-old white Rioja is still in great shape, with all the traditional virtues: a golden color, aromas of almond, vanilla and coconut, a rich texture and a long, smooth finish. Balanced, elegant and complex. Not many like this are made anymore. Dr —Bruce Sanderson


May. 29, 2000

88
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CHATEAU SOUVERAIN

Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

$20

A California Cab with a broad-shouldered profile, delivering its distinctive herb, blackberry and earth notes in a wrap of substantial tannins. Drink now through 2006. 52,000 cases made. —James Laube


May. 09, 2000

91
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FATTORIA LE PUPILLE

Morellino di Scansano Riserva 1997

$19

This Tuscan red is gorgeous. Emitting beautiful aromas of blackberry, wet earth and toasted oak, it's full-bodied and very polished, with fine tannins and a fresh, delicious finish. Needs time; best after 2000. 2,590 cases made. —James Suckling


May. 08, 2000

90
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BODEGAS MONTECILLO

Rioja Reserva

$15

This full-throttle Spanish red is rich and dark, with chocolate, coffee and toasty oak flavors, yet has a solid layer of ripe fruit for balance, and a fine mix of firm tannins and bright acidity. The finish is long and fine. Drink now through 2009. 6,000 —Bruce Sanderson


May. 05, 2000

89
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JEAN-MARC BROCARD

Bourgogne White Kimmeridgien 1999

$16

Interesting terroir here, with matchsticklike, pungent, earthy, yeasty aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, with a silky texture, it's a smoky and ripe white, seducing with its harmony. Amazing quality for a Bourgogne; from the creative Jean-Marc Bro —Per-Henrik Mansson



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