2012 Principe Strozzi Le Pavoniere Bolgheri $16.99
Franco Bernabei hand-selected his finest blend of Cab, Merlot and Syrah from the Strozzi family estate vineyards in Bolgheri, known as one of Italy's most prestigious areas. This super-premium Tuscan red boasts a palate of black currant, plum, blackberry and raspberry, lifted by warm spice notes. Look for lovely complexity and well-structured, round tannins. Sip with a choice cut of steak or roast rack of lamb.
2012 Chateau Gachon Monta $16.99
Hailing from Chateau Gachon in the Bordeaux region of France, winemaker Jean-Baptiste and his son Gael combine Merlot, Cab Franc and Cab Sauvignon grapes to make this outstanding, barrel-aged cuvee. It's rich, with lavish aromas of black currant and plum, plus a silky-smooth texture and a toasty, chocolaty finish. Pair with hearty dishes of roast lamb or beef.