Showket Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Oakville-Napa Valley-California-2003-$36.67-A nose of sweet cherry and spice, dark garnet in color. A smooth, medium to full bodied Cab, hard to describe, not a typical Cab, with black cherry, sweet raisins, herbs and veggies, just different. The renowned Heidi Barrett was the winemaker. WE-94 CR-90 Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.
Cramer Ranch Winery-Castlebank-Old Vine Zinfandel-Giulia’s Vineyard-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2008-$12.96-A full nose of sweet juicy dark fruit and spice, a serious Zin nose, dark purple in color. A smooth, medium to full bodied fruit bomb, with black cherry, candied raspberry, toasty spice on finish. A very good QPR. NR CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.