Outcast Wines-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2007-14.3% Alcohol-$24.99-A classic Zin nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, blackberry compote, brambly with a long vanilla spice finish. An outstanding and easy drinking Zin, lots of life left. NR CR-92
Bodegas y Vinedos-La Casilla-Estrecha-Bobal-Manchuela-Spain-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$18.88-A nose of sour cherry and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, cheery, plum, some chocolate and spice on finish. Was pungent in spots, never had this grape before (Bobal), decant for a couple hours, a food wine. RP-92 CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.