Jean-Pierre Boisson-Chateauneuf Du Pape-Elisabeth Chambellan-Grenache-Mourvedre-Syrah-Vieilles Vignes-France-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$22.99-A juicy nose of currants, medium ruby in color. A medium bodied CDP, delicate, smooth, red currants, minerals, light pepper, vanilla, very good. Gets better after an hour or so decant. RP-90 CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
De La Peira-Les Obriers-Cinsault-Carignan-Terrasses Du Larzac-Languedoc-France-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$17.32-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with raspberry, black cherry, soft mouth feel, some spice on long finish. An interesting and good wine. NR CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.
Chateau Haut-Brisson-La Reserve-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Saint-Emilion Grand Cru-France-2007-12.5% Alcohol-$25.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color. A dry, medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, some herbs and earth on spiced finish. Was the best by far of three bottles I have tried. RP-90 CR-90 Good with meats, chicken, pasta.