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Mar. 25, 2020

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GLORIA FERRER

Brut Carneros Royal Cuvée Late Disgorged 2013

$40

A sumptuous and rich style, with vibrant Asian pear, fresh yeast roll and spiced nut flavors, taking on a steely structure on the long finish. Drink now. 4,800 cases made. —Tim Fish


Mar. 24, 2020

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SAXUM

Booker Vineyard Paso Robles Willow Creek District 2017

$98

Spirited yet refined, with complex layers of blackberry, dark chocolate, grilled meat and licorice that take on richness and density toward well-buffed tannins. Syrah and Mataro. Drink now through 2029. 320 cases made. —Tim Fish


Mar. 23, 2020

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CHÂTEAU ST.-PIERRE

St.-Julien 2017

$60

Warm and seductive in feel, with a cashmere texture to the range of steeped plum, blackberry and black currant fruit flavors. A well-buried alder note runs underneath, while flashes of tobacco and incense swirl around. The smoldering finish is long and rich in detail. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2022 through 2038. 6,708 cases made. —James Molesworth


Mar. 21, 2020

96
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CHÂTEAU VALANDRAUD

St.-Emilion 2017

$156

This is ablaze with cassis, cherry preserve and blueberry reduction flavors that ripple with energy, inlaid with graphite, anise and Lapsang souchong tea notes. The long finish displays a luxurious feel, with a subtle underlay of chalky minerality. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2022 through 2040. 2,125 cases made. —James Molesworth


Mar. 20, 2020

95
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ALTA VISTA

Alto Mendoza 2013

$85

Big, rich and powerfully spiced, with loads of roasted dark plum, dark cherry and blackberry tart flavors, flanked by intense notes of tapenade and grilled toast. Christmas pudding and chocolate mousse elements flood the unctuous finish, showing hints of espresso. Drink now through 2027. 8,800 cases made, 100 cases imported. —Kim Marcus



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