McCrea Cellars, Inc.-Syrah-Ciel du Cheval Vineyard-Red Mountain-Washington State-2006-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A very distinct and bold nose of red and dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color, one of the biggest fruit noses I can recall. A full bodied single vineyard Syrah with red and black currants, blackberries, with layers of exotic spices and chocolate, long finish. WE-93 CR-91 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Castlebank Cellars-Reserve-Red Wine-(Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc??)Napa Valley-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend with blackberry, blueberry, cassis and vanilla on finish. A very easy drinker, great QPR. NR CR-88 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.