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Interview With a Vintner

London's Berry Bros. and Rudd

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London's Berry Bros. and Rudd, the 305-year-old wine shop that has earned the Queen's seal of approval, continues to keep the House of Windsor in good spirits, stocking classic vintages as well as notable new wines. Deputy Chairman Simon Berry recommends a few of his favorites things. At 3 St. James St.; 44-870-900-4300; Heathrow Airport Terminals 3 and 4; www.bbr.com.

A Great House Wine
Produced in France's Languedoc-Rousillon region, the Domaine de Coudoulet Chardonnay 2001 ($9) has a fresh and intense peach flavor balanced by a firm acidity that makes it great for simple meals at home.

Save for Later
Pago de los Capellanes 1988 ($21), from Spain's Ribera del Duero region, has an intense red color and aromas of red berry, spices, and vanilla. It's ready to drink now, but will be excellent in another 5 years.

Italy's Rising Star
Fattoria Casisano Colombaio is fast becoming a star of the Tuscan wine region. With intense, well-defined, and spicy fruit characteristics, the Brunello di Montalcino 1997 ($31) displays the best qualities emerging from Italy.

Fine Fizz
Pol Roger is probably best known as Sir Winston Churchill's favorite vineyard. The makers are particularly proud of their Pol Roger Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 1990 ($120), which displays exquisite finesse and balance.

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