Domaine Jardin PTY, LTD-Spinifex-Esprit-Mataro-Grenache-Shiraz-Cinsault-Barossa Valley-Australia-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$17.52-A nose of dark fruits and some spice, dark black purple in color. A medium to full bodied Rhone blend with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and some earthy spices on finish, an interesting wine. RP-92/91 WS-89 CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Highflyer Wines-Centerline-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-Grenache-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.8% Alcohol-$17.98-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currants, juicy in style, cinnamon spice on long finish. An interesting and enjoyable blend, not as good as last time tried. RP-89 WE-89 CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.