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Jun. 17, 2008
CLOS DE L'ORATOIRE DES PAPES Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2006
91 points, $35
Deliciously ripe, with plump-textured plum sauce, fig and red currant fruit flavors backed by bright minerality and shades of vanilla, cedar and cocoa. Underlying juiciness rides throughout. Drink now through 2018. 10,000 cases made. —James Molesworth
Jun. 16, 2008
TWO HANDS Shiraz McLaren Vale Lily's Garden 2006
93 points, $60
Shows some subtlety, sliding its juicy blackberry and plum fruit through a veil of fine-grained tannins, with pepper and mineral overtones. Has a deft sense of harmony and balance. Best from 2010 through 2016. 2,200 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
Jun. 14, 2008
JOSEPH PHELPS Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005
90 points, $54
Smooth-textured, supple and harmonious, with subtle layers of currant, spice, herb, anise and light cedary oak, ending with a graceful mix of ripe fruit and fine-grained tannins. Drink now through 2013. 50,000 cases made. —James Laube
Jun. 13, 2008
BODEGAS VALDEMAR Rioja Conde de Valdemar Gran Reserva 2001
90 points, $35
Dried cherry, tobacco and anise flavors mingle in this supple, juicy red. Not heavy, but has focus and intensity, with a floral, spicy finish. Drink now through 2011. 2,000 cases made. —Thomas Matthews
Jun. 12, 2008
WOODWARD CANYON Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Artist Series #14 2005
91 points, $44
Earth and tobacco flavors weave through the chunky cherry and black tea character, making this more savory than most. Yet has the structure to age. Definitely worth cellaring. Best after 2010. 2,866 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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