Finca Sandoval, S.A.-Syrah- Mourvedre- Bobal-Manchuela-Spain-2008-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, cherry, vanilla and spice on finish. A very good and interesting blend, a great QPR. WS-90 WE-91 CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, blackberry, finishes with smoke and spice, a good value. WS-90 (WS #51 Top 100 2012) WE-92 CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.