Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

5392 Daily Wine Picks found in this category.

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


Aug. 30, 2001

90
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BRANCOTT

Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Reserve 2000

$17

Here's another outstanding Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc that won't break the bank. Supple in texture and lively in flavor, this elegant white shows minty lime, apple and passion fruit flavors that linger through the finish. D —Harvey Steiman


Aug. 25, 2001

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BARON PHILIPPE DE ROTHSCHILD

Escudo Rojo Chile 1999

$15

To go along with their high-end Almaviva project, Rothschild has released this new, more moderately priced offering from Chile. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Carmenère and Merlot, this has a pretty traditional cedar note to go with its m —James Molesworth


Aug. 24, 2001

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PASCAL JOLIVET

Pouilly-Fumé 1999

$19

Though recent vintages have been lackluster on the whole for the Loire valley, there are still very good wines to be found. This '99 from one of the Loire's best white wine producers is just what the doctor ordered with some seafood on a summer's evening. —Bruce Sanderson



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