Robert Biale Vineyards-Hill Climber-E.B.A.-Syrah-Napa Valley-California-2005-? Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied extended barrel aged red, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spices on finish, very good not great, drink now. NR CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta. One Cork Bonus.
Domaine Cheysson-Chiroubles-Gamey-Recolte-Beaujolais-France-2009-12.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some fruit, perfumed funk, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with currants, raspberry, perfume and spice, first time tied for this grape varietal, strange taste, a bit better 2nd day, decant. RP-91 WS-84 CR-85 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.