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Aug. 10, 2001 DOMAINE DE LA MORDORÉE Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de la Reine des Bois
95 points, $66
Following up their superb '98, Mordorée has another classic Cuvée de la Reine des Bois in —99. Nearly flawless blockbuster -- a gem from start to finish. Full-bodied, ultrathick, very silky, displaying a seductive texture that is backed by black fruit —Per-Henrik Mansson
Aug. 08, 2001
KISTLER Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Camp Meeting Ridge 1998
94 points, $65
While known for its Chardonnay, Kistler is also making superlative Pinot Noir these days. The —98 CMR is extraordinary. Dark color, gorgeous flavors, with rich and exotic aromas of black cherry, fresh roasted coffee, mocha, currant and spice. Fills out —James Laube
Aug. 04, 2001
DELAS Côte-Rôtie Seigneur de Maugiron 1998
94 points, $52
While Châteauneuf grabbed all the early headlines in '98, Côte-Rôtie may turn out to be the best performer in this vintage. This release from Delas is supple and seductive. Round and ripe, but also clean, fresh and vibrant, this shows balance. Full-bod —Per-Henrik Mansson
Jul. 31, 2001
PAUL COULON & FILS Châteauneuf-du-Pape Boisrenard
94 points, $50
On the heels of the ripe, showy '98 Châteauneufs come the structured, racy '99—s. Rhone lovers have a bevy of choices these days. Tannic, well-crafted blockbuster that's a blend of modern and traditional. Gorgeous, full-bodied and dark-colored. Thick, —Per-Henrik Mansson
Jul. 25, 2001
JOSEPH PHELPS Insignia Napa Valley
93 points, $120
Despite the tricky '98 vintage, Phelps has turned out another outstanding Insignia. The '98 is a dark, deliciously rich and complex youngster, brimming with layers of currant, blackberry, plum, mineral, spice, chocolate and cedar. Finishes with a gush of —James Laube
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