Lava Vine Vineyards-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.02% Alcohol-$34.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with currants, black cherry, dust, chocolate and spice on finish, good stuff, young, decant. NR CR-91 Good with meats, chicken, pasta. One Cork Bonus.
14 Hands Winery-Hot To Trot-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, minerals and spice on finish, easy drinking. WS-85 WE-86 CR-85 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.