Trimbach Gewurztraminer ($24.99): Trimbach Gewurztraminer is a bright pale gold color. Aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, lychee and rose petals. The taste is rich, intense, luscious and well balanced with a dry, spicy finish.
Paul Mas Coteaux du Languedoc Clos de Mures ($19.99): Inky and opaque with a heady profusion of aromas including plum, violet and boysenberry. Structured and generous on a palate painted in broad strokes of ripe dark fruit chased with garrigues and a hint of sandalwood. A lingering finish of supple tannins completes this tour de force.
Chateau Greysac Medoc ($20.99): A blend of five vineyards, some of which go into single-vineyard designates, this is a well made, structured wine, offering layers of black cherry and subtle earth around soft, velvety tannins. The finish highlights black pepper spice with dark chocolate chaser.