Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2008-14.6% Alcohol–$52.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color. A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, good acidity, dust and spice on finish. Hard to ever say anything bad about a KB wine, good stuff. WS-90 CR-91 Good with seafood, cheeses, salads. One Cork Bonus.
Lava Vine Vineyards-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.6% Alcohol-$34.00-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, berry jam, brown sugar with a spiced finish, a solid Zin. NR CR-89 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.