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Wine Picks
for May 15, 1998
(10 tasters picked the wines that taste best today.)

by Fred McMillin


BEST BUYS
(quality rating divided by price)

2nd - Malbec by Santa Julia (Winesellers), Argentina, '96, $6
Winner - Torrontes by Santa Julia (Winesellers), Argentina, '97, $5


$10 Maximum

4th  -  Legends Gridiron Cuvee by Delicato Vineyards, CA, $10
3rd  -  Borghi Chianti by Melini (Wildman), Italy, '96, $7
2nd  -  Petite Sirah by Bogle, California, '95, $9
Winner - Cabernet Sauvignon by Vina Tarapaca (Beringer),Chile,'96,$7


$25 Maximum

3rd  -  Merlot by Burgess, Napa Valley, '95, $22
2nd  -  Sauvignon Blanc by Matanzas Creek, Sonoma County, '96, $18
Winner - Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau Julien, Monterey, '95, $22


$40 MAXIMUM (two beauties)

2nd  -  Pinot Noir by Steele, Bien Nacido Vnyd.,Santa Brb., '95, $38
Winner - "Anthology" (red blend)by Conn Creek, Napa Valley, '94, $37


Unlimited (World Class)

2nd - Langtry Meritage by Guenoc, Lake County, '89, $50
Winner - Ice Wine by Inniskillen Winery, Ontario, Canada, '96, $l00 (375 ml.)


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