Beringer Founder’s Estate Pinot Noir


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Beringer Pinot Noir 2016
California

Tasting Notes: Affordable introduction to pinot noir. Well balanced — lots of ripe, juicy fruit — easy to sip. Great with grilled salmon or your favorite meatloaf.

A to Z Pinot Noir


90

A to Z Pinot Noir 2014
Oregon

Tasting Notes: Complex flavors of cherry, cranberry and currant with ripe, juicy spice and tannins. Nice long finish.

Domaine Loubejac Pinot Noir


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Domaine Loubejac Pinot Noir 2016
Oregon

Tasting Notes: Opening with an outstanding bouquet of rose petal, cherry and raspberry. Zesty and medium-bodied on the palate, it displays a savory flavor and long finish.

Verada Tri-County Pinot Noir


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Verada Pinot Noir
California

Tasting Notes: Rich, deep and complex, with notes of cherry, blackberry and a range of spices on a lush texture. Excellent integration of oak with notes of vanilla lingering on the finish.

Samuel Roberts Pinot Noir


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Samuel Roberts Pinot Noir 2016
Oregon

Tasting Notes: Bright and focused, showing lovely subtlety but not lacking in structure and flavor. A layer of light tannins underlies powerful notes of cherry and raspberry flavors; slight spice notes linger with the fruit on the finish.

Straight Shooter Pinot Noir


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Straight Shooter Pinot Noir 2015
Oregon

Tasting Notes: The aromas of raspberry, strawberry and ripe plum lead into a mouth full of the same, supported by supple tannins and a strong mineral backbone. This is real crowd pleaser that works with loads of dishes, including Asian cuisine.

Domaine Loubejac Selection de Barriques Pinot Noir


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Domaine Loubejac Pinot Noir 2016
Oregon

Tasting Notes: Attractive nose with lively scents of wild raspberry, black cherry and herbal notes. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, crisp acidity. While restrained at first, it is very intense toward the finish.

Coelho Atracao Pinot Noir


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Coelho Pinot Noir
Oregon

Tasting Notes: Lively, and tangy, with raspberry overtones to the strawberry and spice flavors. The fruit-forward palate and bold acidity meld together to create a long finish.

Résonance Pinot Noir


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Résonance Pinot Noir 2015
Oregon

Tasting Notes: French winemaking and excellent Oregon terroir (Willamette Valley) come together with this delicious wine. Bright, medium ruby, edge-to-edge. The nose is dominated by bright fruit, with elegant notes of floral and spice components. This profile follows through on the palate with balance and length.

TULI Sonoma Pinot Noir


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TULI Sonoma Pinot Noir 2015
California

Tasting Notes: A beautiful wine that strikes you with plenty of black cherry, black currant fruit and a light-to-moderate tannin. This rich Sonoma pinot noir is packed with incredible power while being deep, full-bodied and spicy.