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Wine Picks
for November 15, 1999
(Wines that taste best today.)

 
by Fred McMillin  
 

Whites & Sparklers

$10 Maximum  
2nd - Brut Sparkler by Cristalino, Spain (Imptr.-CIV), No date, $8
Winner- - (pink)—White Zinfandel by Beringer, No. Coast, '98, $8
 
$15 Maximum
4th - Viognier by Concannon, San Benito County, '97, $15
3rd - Fumé Blanc by Pezzi King, Sonoma County, '97, $13
2nd - Chardonnay by Sebastiani, Sonoma County, '97, $13
Winner - Fumé Blanc Reserve by Dry Creek Vineyard, '97, $15

 $15 Maximum
4th - Riesling by Kendall-Jackson, California, '98, $12
3rd - Chardonnay by Buena Vista, Carneros, '95, $14
2nd - Chardonnay by Firestone, Santa Ynez Valley, '97, $13
Winner - Dry Gewürztraminer by Bargetto, Santa Cruz Mtns., '97, $12

 $20 Maximum
4th - Fumé Blanc by Grgich Hills, Napa Valley, '97, $18 (pictured)
3rd - Sauvignon Blanc by Robert Mondavi, Stags Leap D., '97, $18
2nd - Chardonnay by Gundlach Bundschu, Sonoma Valley, '97, $18
Winner - Cuvée Barrique (82% Sauv, Bl.) by Renaissance, '97, $17

  

Red Table & Dessert

$10 Maximum
4th - Cabernet Sauvignon Grand Rsrv. by Chateau Julien, '96, $9
3rd - Sangiovese by Danzante (Mondavi & Frescobaldi), '97, $10
2nd - Malbec-Cab Mexican Red Wine, Charles Mitchell, '97, $8
Winner - Zinfandel by Cline, California, '95, $9.50

$15 Maximum
2nd - Cabernet Sauvignon by Woodbridge (R. Mondavi), CA, '95, $8
Winner - Pinot Noir by Lorane Valley Winery, Oregon, '96, $10

$15 Maximum
2nd - Syrah by Shooting Star, Lake County, '97, $12
Winner - Black Muscat from my cellar, Shenandoah Vnyds., (dessert), Amador County, '87, $11

$20 Maximum
Winner - Syrah Port (dessert) by Oakstone, El Dorado, '97, $20

$25 Maximum
4th - Cabernet Sauvignon by Simi, Sonoma County, '96, $22
3rd - Cabernet Sauvignon by Sattui, Rutherford, Napa Vly., '96,$23
2nd - Zinfandel by Peachy Canyon, Dusi Ranch, '96, $23
Winner - Zinfandel by Rosenblum, Rhodes Vnyd., Redwood Vly., '96,$22

Unlimited
2nd - Cabernet Sauvignon by Jarvis, Napa Valley, '95, $68
Winner - Pinot Noir by David Bruce, Santa Cruz Mtns., '97, $35


Note—The panel's Pick for BEST BUY was the Mitchell Mexican red blend of Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon.

 

 

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