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Jun. 11, 2020

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LA SERENA

Brunello Di Montalcino 2015

$55

Enticing aromas and flavors of cherry, plum, earth, iron and blood mark this smooth, harmonious Brunello. Rich and dense, with chalky tannins. This will need some time to integrate fully. Best from 2023 through 2042. 2,000 cases made, 850 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson


Jun. 10, 2020

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LIVIO FELLUGA

Friuli Colli Orientali Illivio 2016

$42

A light, toasty note lends a hint of sweetness to the tangy range of persimmon, passion fruit and stony mineral flavors in this well-knit, medium-bodied white, with a backbone of sleek acidity. Accents of fresh tarragon and Meyer lemon peel play on the finish. Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay and Picolit. Drink now through 2026. 1,150 cases made. —Alison Napjus


Jun. 09, 2020

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RIDGE

Geyserville Alexander Valley 2018

$45

Robust yet brooding, with multilayered black plum, licorice and Asian five-spice powder flavors that build richness toward big, briary tannins. Zinfandel, Carignane, Petite Sirah and Alicante Bouschet. Best from 2022 through 2030. 10,500 cases made. —Tim Fish


Jun. 08, 2020

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WITTMANN

Riesling Rheinhessen Trocken Westhofener 2018

$36

This ripe version exhibits guava, peach and mango aromas and flavors, with an underlying spiciness. Balanced, yet exhibits electric acidity. A bit intense at the moment, but should balance out with short-term cellaring. Salty hints mark the finish. Best from 2021 through 2029. 1,250 cases made. —Aleks Zecevic


Jun. 06, 2020

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TERRE DEGLI SVEVI

Aglianico Del Vulture Re Manfredi 2015

$35

Pungent hints of forest floor and wood smoke give way to dried mulberry and cherry fruit, sandalwood and iron flavors in this firm, savory, medium- to full-bodied red, framed by sleek tannins and clean-cut acidity that recommend this to food; try grilled lamb or beef. Best from 2022 through 2030. 3,300 cases made, 200 cases imported. —Alison Napjus


Jun. 05, 2020

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SEQUOIA GROVE

Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Rutherford Bench Reserve Winemaker Series 2016

$75

Solid, with warm cassis and plum puree notes leading the way, framed by gently singed alder details and carrying through a loam-tinted finish. Shows good latent energy as an iron echo ripples at the very end. Best from 2021 through 2030. 2,700 cases made. —James Molesworth


Jun. 04, 2020

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TRIMBACH

Riesling Alsace Grand Cru Schlossberg 2016

$100

A subtle, light- to medium-bodied white that opens in your glass, featuring an overtone of petrol layered with white peach, lemon peel, crushed pine and Marcona almond notes. Mouthwatering on the lasting finish, which echoes the rich minerality. Best from 2021 through 2030. 2,000 cases made, 75 cases imported. —Alison Napjus


Jun. 03, 2020

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PATERNOSTER

Aglianico Del Vulture Don Anselmo 2016

$70

A rich, savory red in a fresh, full-bodied frame, featuring pretty notes of ripe cherry, black raspberry and licorice, layered with finely meshed threads of tarry smoke, saline and cured tobacco. Dense, fine-grained tannins provide definition, but remain well-swathed by the detailed flavor range. Best from 2022 through 2032. 1,000 cases made, 300 cases imported. —Alison Napjus


Jun. 02, 2020

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MOVIA

Brda Lunar 2014

$59

The cloudy, dark gold appearance of this distinctive wine intrigues as much as the nose of apple sauce, freshly baked financier and spice. The aromas carry through to the surprisingly dry palate, crackling with acidity and joining flavors of Earl Grey tea, oyster shell and dried apricot, with a touch of ground cardamom. Chardonnay and Ribolla Gialla. Drink now through 2027. 1,600 cases made, 300 cases imported. —Alison Napjus


Jun. 01, 2020

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J. DAVIES

Cabernet Sauvignon Diamond Mountain District 2016

$100

This sports an intriguing core of loganberry and mulled raspberry flavors, with sassafras, menthol and tea accents weaving throughout. Mulled spice details infuse the seductive finish. Distinctive. Drink now through 2028. 1,200 cases made. —James Molesworth