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Wine Picks
for May 15, 1999
(Wines that taste best right now.)

 
by Fred McMillin  
 

Best Buy

Winner - Chardonnay by Coastal Cellars (Bargetto), Argentina, '97, $7
 

White Wines

$10 Maximum
3rd - Chardonnay by Delicato, Monterey, '97, $8
2nd - Traminer-Riesling Blend, Rosemount, Australia, '98, $7
Winner - Chardonnay by Wente, Central Coast, '96, $10

$20 Maximum
4th - Alluvial Blend by Beringer, Knights Valley, '96, $16
3rd - Viognier by Alderbrook, Russian River Valley, '97, $18
2nd - Viognier by Smith & Hook, Arroyo Seco, '97, $18
Winner - Sauvignon Blanc by Matanzas Creek, Sonoma County, '97, $18
 

Red Wines

$10 Maximum
5th - Merlot by C.K. Mondavi, Napa Valley, '96, $8.50
4th - Cabernet Sauvignon by Fetzer, Valley Oaks, '96, $9
3rd - Cab by Monterey Vineyard, Monterey County, '96, $7
2nd - Cab by Calina (Kendall-Jksn.), Chile, '97, $9
Winner - Cab by Bogle, California, '97, $10
 
$15 Maximum
Winner - Cabernet Franc by Clos du Lac, Amador County, '96, $15

$20 Maximum (All three are outstanding)
3rd - Petite Sirah by Argonaut (C. Mitchell), Sierra Fthl., '96, $18
2nd - Cab by Villa Mt. Eden, Napa Valley, '95, $20
Winner - Petite Sirah Reserve by Field Stone, Alex. Vly., '95, $20

$25 Maximum
2nd - Merlot by Steele, Lake County, '96, $25
Winner - Cab Vintage Select by Burgess, Napa Valley, '94, $22

Unlimited
Winner - Cabernet Sauvignon by ZD, Napa Valley, '96, $38 (pictured)

 

 

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