92 Points – $45
Dijon clone pinot noir growing in Wright loam soil. Wagner ‘s dark red black wine with a fragrant of chocolate and toast. Mouth of velvety berry, black currant, rhubarb nose b and cherry. Smooth dry cherry and currant finish. An good wine to age. Great California Pinot.
Name: Belle Glos Pinot Noir the Dairyman
Region: Russian River Valley Sonoma
90 Points – $40
A full nose of earth, stone, mushroom and oak. A plush mouthful of blackberry, coffee, cherry and earth with a nice tart finish. Good meritage.
Name: Beringer Knights Valley Meritage
Grape: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot, Malbec
Region: California, USA
Maker: Beringer Vineyards
90 Points – $45
Dark Ruby color with a blackberry and leather nose. Tasting of fruit, cherry and blackberry with a long peppery finish. 90 point. A Bourdeau wine from the higher (haut) area of Medoc. Bourdeau wines are a combination of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes with the occasional addition of malbec or other minor regional grapes.
Grape: Red Blend; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Maker: Chateau Bernadotte
Price Range: 45 Dollars
Alcohol: 13 %
91 points – $45 to $50
Dark ruby color with a floral and cherry fruit nose. Flavors of cinnamon, clove and berries. Very well balanced and refined with a long, dry finish.
Grape: Red Blend: Grenache, Syrah, Mouvedre, Cinsault
Maker: Clos de L’Oratoire des Papes
Price: $45 to $50