SCEA de L’Oratoire-Close De L’Oratoire-Grenache White-Clairette-Roussane-Bourboulenc-Blanc-Chateauneuf Du Papes-Vaucluse-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of citrus and some spice, light straw in color. A light to medium bodied white Rhone blend, with pear, melon, minerals and acidity, some almond spice on finish. Something different to try, better values out there. WS-90 CR-88 Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.
Carol Shelton Wines-Zinfandel-Monga Zin-Lopez Vineyard-Old Vine-Cucamonga Valley-Sonoma County-California-2010-14.9% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of berries and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied single vineyard Zin, with blackberry, plum, briary earth and spice with pepper on finish. WS-91 CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.