Terra-Barossa Shiraz. Thorne Clark, 2008. Australia. $16.99. They say: the palate is rich and full, with spicy plums and creamy oak. The tannins are fine and give the wine great length of flavor and a superb mouth feel. We say: plummy and spicy, nice medium body. Buy again: yes!
Falling Star Chardonnay, 2008, Argentina. $5.99. We say: peachy nose, with a thin, pleasant flavor. Buy again: split..I say yes, hubby says no.
Penfolds Rawson’s Retreat, Merlot, Australia. 2008. $6.50. We say: plum, medium body and tannins. Very good for the price! Buy again: yes!