Chateau Teyssier-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Saint-Emilion Grand Cru-France-2006-$18.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark ruby in color. A full bodied red that got better as I drank it over three days, needs time to open at first. Blackberry, licorice, earth, dry with good acidity. RP-90 WS-85 WE-88 CR-87 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Starry Night Winery-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2007-$9.99-A nose of cherry and spice, medium garnet in color. A medium bodied Zin, with blackberries, cherries, some pepper and spice, decent for $10 bucks, nice label. WE-84 CR-85 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.