Daily Wine Picks

$15 to $30

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Mar. 30, 2000

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CAYMUS

Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

$18

On the oaky side, with a creamy texture and plenty of toast and coconut notes. Full-bodied, with hints of pear and herb flavors poking through. Drink now through 2003. 18,000 cases made. —James Laube


Mar. 29, 2000

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TORII MOR

Pinot Noir Oregon

$22

Smooth, silky and moderately generous with its blackberry and citrus flavors, finishing with a crisp note that balances the flavors and textures. Drink now through 2003. 1,575 cases made. —Harvey Steiman


Mar. 28, 2000

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ZACA MESA

Chardonnay Santa Barbara County Zaca Vineyards

$15

Clean and refreshing, with crisp pear, melon, apple, grapefruit and spicy notes. Drink now through 2003. 20,000 cases made. —James Laube


Mar. 27, 2000

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STEELE

Zinfandel Mendocino Pacini Vineyard 1997

$18

Jed Steele scores again with this Zin. Firm and restrained, with ripe berry, plum, spice and peppery notes, it's focused and lean on the finish, with tight tannins. Drink now through 2006. 2,000 cases made. —James Laube


Mar. 25, 2000

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MURPHY-GOODE

Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 1998

$19

A wonderful value. Dark, firm and smoky, with complex, ripe, rich black cherry, plum, currant and spice notes. Finishes with mild tannins and good length. Best from 2001 through 2008. 11,300 cases made. —James Laube



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