Belle Glos Wines-Pinot Noir-Clark & Telephone Vineyard-Santa Maria Valley-Santa Barbara County-California-2009-14.4% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of dark black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied single vineyard Pinot, dark in color for a PN, with black cherry, raspberry, currants, with good acidity and exotic spices on long finish. Not Old World in any way, good stuff, nice waxed cover. WS-93 WS-92 CR-92 Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.
Casey Flat Ranch-CFR-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Capay Valley-California-2009-14.8% Alcohol-$24.88-A nose of dark fruits and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, cinnamon and spice oh finish. Interesting and good wine. WS-90 WE-90 CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.