Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Jul. 12, 1999

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LINCOURT

Chardonnay Santa Barbara County 1997

$16

A deep and concentrated wine, in an opulent style, with layers of rich fig, apricot, pear, spice and nectarine. Long and tasty, it's a very attractive Chardonnay from California's southern end. Drink now through 2002. 2,600 cases made.


Jul. 02, 1999

90
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OSBORNE

Late Bottled Port 1994

$15

Here's an excellent alternative to vintage Port. This LBV is rich and concentrated, with fresh berry, cherry and plum character. It's full-bodied and medium-sweet, with a long, sweet fruit finish. Outstanding for this producer. Better in 2001 but who can


Jun. 22, 1999

92
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PATZ & HALL

Chardonnay Napa Valley 1998

$30

Distinctive for its peach, pear and nectarine flavors, this enticing California white turns smooth and silky on the finish, where its elegance and finesse hold the spotlight. Drink now through 2002. 3,200 cases made.


Jun. 14, 1999

92
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AU BON CLIMAT

Chardonnay Arroyo Grande Valley Talley Reserve 1997

$25

A ripe, smooth and creamy California Chardonnay, charming for its pretty, tightly focused pear, spice, fig and nutmeg flavors and its flinty, pleasantly earthy aftertaste. Enjoy now through 2002. 800 cases made.


Jun. 11, 1999

91
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JUSTIN

Chardonnay Paso Robles Reserve 1997

$20

"Focused" and "full-bodied" describe this California Chardonnay, with its well-balanced profile of toasty, creamy, citrus-tinged peach and apricot flavors. The clean finish is harmonious and silky. Ready to drink. 3,000 cases made.



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