Caviar Bleu S.A.-Antucura-Malbec-Vista Flores-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.3% Alcohol-$13.15-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, still young. RP-84 CR-88 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Canyon Creek Winery-Mockingbird Hill-Zinfandel-Reserve-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with blackberry, raspberry, some licorice and spice on finish. Still needs time, a good value. NR CR-86 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.