Sarl Lafage-Saint-Roch-Chimeres-Black Grenache-Carigan-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cotes Du Roussillon Villages-France-2011-15.0% Alcohol-$13.88-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, plum, minerals, licorice and spice on finish. A good value. NR CR-88 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Lava Vine Vineyards-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.02% Alcohol-$34.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with currants, black cherry, dust, chocolate and spice on finish, good wine, young, decant. NR CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta. One Cork Bonus.