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Loire Valley Cabernet Franc

Some grapes command great respect in the eyes of consumers; others are hardly known or even ignored. In spite of being part and parcel of many of the most expensive red wines in the world, Cabernet Franc rarely gets the attention it so clearly deserves.


Six Decades of Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon: 1967-2012

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Dalla Valle Maya: A Complete Retrospective 1988-2012

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Epic Dunn: Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 1979-1999

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Osteria Francescana, Modena, Italy

Massimo Bottura has come a long way since the days of the Osteria del Campazzo in Nonantola, near Modena. Bottura's climb to stardom over the last handful of years has been nothing less than phenomenal.

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Ai Fiori, New York


Le Bernardin, New York


La Ciau del Tornavento, Treiso


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Vinous Favorites

2011 Morgex et de la Salle Metodo Classico Extreme Brut ($26) 90 points

2011 Morgex et de la Salle Metodo Classico Extreme Brut, 90 points

Lemon peel, white flowers, crushed rocks and grapefruit are all beautifully delineated in the 2011 Extreme Brut. This bone-dry, bracing sparkling wine from Italy’s Valle d’Aosta delivers superb quality for its modest price.


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2000 Armand Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Bèze – Grand Cru

Rousseau’s 2000 Chambertin Clos de Bèze is wonderfully expressive and open today. The flavors are dark, bold and super-ripe in this decidedly extroverted, opulent Bèze...

2000 Jean-Louis Chave Ermitage Cuvée Cathelin

2007 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

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