Beaulieu Vineyard-No 2-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve Maestro-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2005-14.4% Alcohol-$57.00-A nose of dark fruits and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab with blackberry, black cherry, currants, some of that Rutherford dust and spice on finish. Was mildly disappointed since it was better in tasting room a few years ago. WS-92 WE-92 CR-90 Good with steak, chicken, pasta.
Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-15.8% Alcohol-$52.00-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, cherry pie, licorice and layers of spices on finish. RP-94 WS-91 CR-92 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.