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Wine Picks
for January 15, 1999
(Panel of nine select the wines that taste best today.)

 
by Fred McMillin  
 

Best Buys (Rating divided by price)

Winner - Chenin Blanc by Baron Herzog, Clarksburg, '97, $6.50
 

$10 Maximum

2nd - Grenache by Shooting Star, Washington St., '96, $9
Winner - Mourvedre by Rosenblum, Contra Costa County, '97, $9.50 (pictured)

Best White

Winner - Vouvray by H. Bredif (Maisons Marques), Loire, '96, $16

Best Pink

Winner - Rose (roh-zay) of Cabernet, Simi, '97, $11

Best Reds

5th - Cabernet Franc by Arciero, Paso Robles, '95, $11
4th - Sangiovese by Charles Krug, Napa Valley, '96, $16
3rd - Meridian Cabernet Sauvignon, California, '95, $11
2nd - Petite Sirah by Guglielmo, Santa Clara Vly., '95, $13 (pictured)
Winner - Syrah by Lockwood, Monterey County, '95, $16

 

 

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