Beaulieu Vineyard-Tapestry-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2007-14.9% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A still tight kitchen sink blend, full bodied, with blackberry, currants, dark chocolate with licorice and spice notes. Still needs a decant but is now in a peak drinking zone. RP-91 WS-93 WE-92 CR-91 Good with steak, chicken, pasta.
Domaine De Cause-La Lande Cavagnac-Malbec-Cahors-France-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Malbec, with blackberry, black currants, some licorice and spice on finish. Need a good long decant to open up wine. WE-93 CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.