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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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La Ciau del Tornavento, Treiso


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2014 Colomé Torrontés Salta ($15) 90 points

2014 Colomé Torrontés Salta, 90 points

Colomé’s 2014 Torrontés Salta is a seriously complex example of Argentina’s signature white grape. Scents of mandarin orange, wild herbs, flowers and spearmint lead to a tactile, lightly saline palate that delivers outstanding length for the price. (ST)


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2000 Jean-Louis Chave Ermitage Cuvée Cathelin

There are great wines, and then there are deeply emotional wines. Chave’s Ermitage Cuvée Cathelin often falls into the latter category. On this night, the 2000 is utterly mesmerizing.

2007 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

2000 J.F. Coche-Dury Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru

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