Hartford Court Pinot Noir Russian River Valley ($29.99): Aromas of black cherry, allspice, black currant and loam are followed by flavors of wild raspberries, dark berries and a crushed rock minerality. The dense entry is followed by a sweet and juicy mouth feel, supported by acidity, silky tannins and a subtle earthy finish.
Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley ($34.99): This Full-bodied cab has true Knights Valley character. The nose shows blackberry jam, cassis, smoke and black pepper. The palate displays plenty of rich dark fruit with an undertone of flint and earth. The finish is long and velvety and mouth filling.