Caldwell Vineyard-Chardonnay-Society Of Smugglers-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.2% Alcohol-$40.00-A nose of some citrus and spice, medium golden in color. A medium to full bodied Chard, with apple, pear, was tart, a bit acidic, maybe needs some time. NR CR-87 Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.
MacLeod Family Vineyard-Zinfandel-Indian Springs Ranch-Sonoma Valley-California-2011-15.9% Alcohol-$25.00-A nose of dark cherry and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with Blackberry, black cherry, some cinnamon and spice on finish. An average value. NR CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.