Loring Wine Company-Pinot Noir-Keefer Ranch Vineyard-Green Valley-Russian River Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$29.88-A nose of cherry and spice, dark amber in color. A medium to full bodied single vineyard Pinot, with plum, black cherry, some Dr. Pepper and spice on long finish. A great QPR at under $30. NR CR-90 Good with seafood, cheeses, salads. One Cork Bonus.
Lapostolle S.A.-Cuvee Alexandre-Cabernet Sauvignon-Apalta Vineyard-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2011-14.1% Alcohol-$17.79-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Cab with black cherry, cassis, some coffee and vanilla on finish, a decent value. WS-89 WE-90 CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.