Bodegas Muga S.L.-Torre Muga-Tempranillo-Mazuelo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2003-14.0% Alcohol-$62.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, cassis, coffee, with chocolate and spice on long finish. Still a big wine but in a great drinking zone, one hour decant, enjoyed during Super Bowl. RP-92 WS-94 CR-92 Good with steaks, chicken, pasta.
Cahteau LaTour-Les Forts De LaTour-Merlot-Pauillac-LaTour-Merlot-Pauillac-France-1999-13.0% Alcohol-$68.50-A nose of some dark fruit and funk, some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black currants, licorice, mineral’s, and a very long spiced finish. Short decant, wine showed very well for being almost 15 years old. Enjoyed during Super Bowl. RP-90 WS-88 CR-91 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.