Editor's Note: The following daily wine picks were originally posted on Wine Spectator's Web site. They are being republished here with permission.

Back by popular demand, Wine Spectator Online brings another diverse round of outstanding wine picks. Be assured, you can find a perfect bottle for even the most discerning tastes.

Under $15

Huber Gruner Veltliner Qualitatswein Traisental Hugo 2004

(85 points, $10)

There's a nice minerality to this, with crunchy grapefruit and pear flavors, and some peppery notes on the crunchy finish. Drink now. 11,665 cases made.

-- Kim Marcus

Columbia Crest Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Two Vines 2003

(85 points, $8)

Soft, straightforward and appealing for its grapey, slightly foxy fruit, finishing with generosity. Drink now. 200,000 cases made.

-- Harvey Steiman

Rosemount Shiraz-Grenache South Eastern Australia 2004

(86 points, $12)

On the lighter side, with a pretty bead of black pepper-accented blueberry and nutmeg flavors, finishing firm. Drink now through 2010. 30,000 cases made.

-- Harvey Steiman

$15-$30

Alois Lageder Pinot Grigio Alto Adige Benefizium Porer 2004

(88 points, $20)

Fresh and floral with clean green apple character. Full-bodied, with bright acidity and a long, long finish. Lively and beautiful. Drink now. 1,500 cases made.

-- James Suckling

Sacred Hill Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Vineyards 2005

(88 points, $17)

Bright and juicy, with gooseberry and lime aromas and flavors that persist impressively on the brash finish. Drink now. 20,000 cases made.

-- Harvey Steiman

Simi Chardonnay Russian River Valley Reserve 2004

(88 points, $25)

Elegantly styled, smooth and polished with rich and fleshy roasted pear, perfumed floral notes and hints of citrus and hazelnut, ending with a complex aftertaste. Drink now. 20,108 cases made.

-- James Laube


Chateau Ste. Michelle-Dr. Loosen Riesling Columbia Valley Eroica 2005

(90 points, $22)

Tangy style has real finesse, off-dry, but balanced with citrusy tartness that shows up the lemon and white grapefruit flavors, finishing with hints of peach and white pepper. Drink now through 2010. 25,000 cases made.

-- Harvey Steiman

Over $30

Patz & Hall Chardonnay Napa Valley 2004

(91 points, $36)

Aromas of honeysuckle, fig, pear and flowers carry over to the palate, where they are rich and concentrated and notably elegant and polished, finishing with a smoky, toasty oak aftertaste. Drink now through 2009. 3,865 cases made.

-- James Laube

Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2003

(91 points, $70)

Lithe and open, with refined tannins and juicy currant and blueberry flavors. Hints at spicy oak on the long fine-grained finish, and ultimately comes off as a graceful, ageable red. Best from 2008 through 2015. 2,198 cases made.

-- Harvey Steiman

Beringer Chardonnay Napa Valley Private Reserve 2004

(91 points, $35)

Rich and unctuous with ripe, intense smoked pineapple, toasted cumin, hazelnut and nutmeg. Finishes with a solid dose of oak, but it holds together nicely. Drink now. 22,300 cases made.

-- James Laube


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