Bennett Lane Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Calistoga-Napa-California-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$45.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A full bodied and smooth Reserve Cab, with blackberry, cassis, some tar, finishes with rich chocolate and spice, was very good. WS-91 CR-91 Good with steak, chicken, pasta.
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-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.