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Aug. 02, 2021

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DOMAINE DU VIEUX LAZARET

Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2018

$48

A high-pitched style, with red currant, Bing cherry and raspberry coulis notes racing through, turning darker on the back end, with hints of mulled spice and licorice. Good juicy energy runs underneath. Drink now through 2032. 16,666 cases made, 2,000 cases imported. —James Molesworth


Jul. 30, 2021

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HILLICK & HOBBS

Riesling Seneca Lake Dry Estate Vineyard 2019

$35

A fresh, high-pitched style, with pippin apple, fennel and lime pith notes backed by a twinge of slate on the finish. An understated style, but with purity and latent length, showing a sense of precision. Drink now through 2024. —James Molesworth


Jul. 29, 2021

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OLIVIER LEFLAIVE

Puligny-Montrachet 2018

$98

Complex and expressive, this white offers a mix of peach, lemon cake, oyster shell and baking spice flavors. Deftly balanced and charming, pastry notes emerge on the finish. Drink now through 2024. —Bruce Sanderson


Jul. 28, 2021

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BODEGAS MUGA

Rioja Selección Especial Reserva 2016

$45

A bold red with a toasty undertone to the red plum and cherry fruit notes accented with anise, wild herb and cola. Engaging and complex. Drink now through 2030. —Gillian Sciaretta


Jul. 27, 2021

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MERRY EDWARDS

Sauvignon Blanc Russian River Valley 2019

$36

This white offers a complex mix of lime sherbet, makrut lime leaf, lemon curd and orange blossom flavors that are fragrant and complex on a fleshy, succulent frame, with notes of nectarine and ripe Crenshaw melon. Harmonious, with a fresh thread of acidity on the finish. Drink now. —MaryAnn Worobiec


Jul. 26, 2021

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VIGNOBLES & COMPAGNIE

Châteauneuf-Du-Pape Cuvée Bertrand De Got 2019

$50

A very focused traditional style, this streamlined red has a core of cassis and lightly dried cherry fruit flavors, laced with sandalwood, red tea and dried [i]garrigue[n] notes. Lightly dusty edges, with subtle acidity, carry everything along. Drink now through 2028. —James Molesworth


Jul. 23, 2021

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RUFFINO

Chianti Classico Ducale Oro Riserva Gran Selezione 2015

$36

A dense, powerful red that has shut down, however the aromas indicate some tertiary notes of woodsy underbrush, leather and spice. It settles in with plum, cherry, iron and tobacco flavors before finishing long and fresh. Have faith. Best from 2022 through 2040. —Bruce Sanderson


Jul. 22, 2021

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COMMANDERIE DE PEYRASSOL

Côtes De Provence Rosé Château Peyrassol 2020

$39

Mineral-lined notes of tangerine and melon are woven through this elegant rosé, with spice, stone and tea notes fine-tuning the finish. Drink now. —Gillian Sciaretta


Jul. 21, 2021

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LYNMAR

Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Quail Hill Vineyard 2018

$68

Powerfully fresh, with red currant and dried cherry flavors that show cedary and minerally accents. Inky notes midpalate lead to cocoa hints on the finish. Drink now through 2025. —Kim Marcus


Jul. 20, 2021

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BASILICA CAFAGGIO

Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

$35

This red isn't aromatically expressive, yet its black cherry, plum, iron, tobacco and wild macchia flavors make an impression on the palate. Balanced and complex, this tastes like it's beginning to mellow and gain some mature, tertiary elements. Best from 2023 through 2043. —Bruce Sanderson