Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$12.46-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Merlot, with blackberry, cherry, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good QPR. WS-86 WE-87 CR-88 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Fulcrum Wines-Pinot Noir-Brosseau Vineyard-Chalone Appellation-California-2008-14.1% Alcohol-$26.88-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Pinot, with black cherry, strawberry, some earthy tones with a spiced finish, needs another year or so to develop. NR CR-90 Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.