Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$48.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish. A still very young Cab which is excellent now but will only improve with age, decant. Seek out this small production winery. WE-95 CR-94 Good with steak, chicken, pasta.
Delas Freres-Saint Esprit-Syrah-Grenache-Carignan-Mourvedre-Cotes-Du-Rhone-France-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some cherry and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium bodied Rhone Blend with cheery, raspberry, plum, with minerals and spice on finish. A good midweek wine. RP-88 WS-87 WE-88 CR-87 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.