Lava Vine Vineyards-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$27.00-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to A full bodied Zin, with black cherry, berry jam, brown sugar with spice on finish, a solid Zin. NR CR-90 Good with ribs, chicken, pasta. One Cork Bonus.
Sleight of Hand Cellars-Renegade Wine Co.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2012-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, spices on finish, good but nothing special. NR CR-85 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.