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Aug. 09, 1999

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CHRISTOPHE PICHON

Condrieu Moelleux 1997

$38

From the Rhone Valley comes this late-harvest Viognier. Delicious intensity. Lots of finesse in this spicy, vanilla, nutty, honeyed, tropical "terroir" wine. Frankly sweet but refined, with grip and length that give it class. Drink now through 2005. 1,330


Aug. 07, 1999

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DOMINUS ESTATE

Napanook Vineyard Napa Valley

$100

Christian Moueix's California venture has now established a solid track record, and the latest vintage of Dominus is another outstanding wine. Bordeaux-like in style, ripe, polished, rich in flavor, with complex currant, earth, cherry and berry, plenty of


Aug. 04, 1999

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CASTELLO BANFI

Brunello di Montalcino Poggio all\'Oro Riserva 1993

$125

Big, chewy and delicious. Beautiful, multidimensional aromas of ripe berries, mushrooms and chestnuts. Full-bodied, very velvety, with a long, long, fruity finish. Best after 2002. 5,000 cases made.


Aug. 02, 1999

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BRUNO GIACOSA

Barbaresco Santo Stefano di Neive 1996

$100

From the fickle Nebbiolo grape comes this classic Barbaresco. Unmistakably traditional Piedmont -- in the best sense. Here's some mocha blended with chestnut, with full-throttle, supersweet and ripe black fruit, a full mouthfeel, and pleasure all around -


Jul. 15, 1999

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SAINTSBURY

Chardonnay Carneros Reserve 1997

$35

A winner on all counts, this California Chardonnay shows enormous richness and concentration yet maintains a remarkable sense of harmony and finesse as it gently layers its hazelnut, fig, pear, spice, citrus and toasty oak flavors. Best from 2000 through



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