Pinot Noir, Bonterra, CA, 2020
Opens with bright fruit aromas of cherry and pomegranate, framed by earthy undertones of Earl Grey tea, mushroom, & white pepper. Light-bodied and refined, the palate balances subtle tannins with vibrant acidity, accented by a long, generous finish.
Pinot Noir “Mas la Chevaliere", Laroche, Pays d’Oc, FR, 2021
This wine starts off reserved, but with time reveals aromas of black cherry, raspberry and plum, touched by hints of licorice root and minty herbs. The texture is soft, like crushed satin, with a pleasant hint of cocoa powder dusting the finish.
Pinot Noir "Kara-Tara" Stark-Condé, Western Cape, ZA, 2020
Classic strawberry & cherry fruit you expect from a Pinot with a touch of peppery spice. The Overberg vineyard brings a classic strawberry fruit profile, while the vineyards in Elgin add structure. The Durbanville vineyards give an alluring perfume.
Pinot Noir, "Route 116", Routestock, Sonoma Coast, CA, 2021
Deep brooding aroma reminiscent of dried herbs, toasted hazelnut, & blood orange peel. The flavors are bright from acidity, & deep from concentration at the same time having flavors of shiitake mushrooms, bay laurel, lavender, & cooked red & blackberries.
Pinot Noir “Feldspar”, Chamonix, Franschhoek, ZA, 2014
The Feldspar Pinot Noir has a bright red colour. The bouquet is complex with scents recalling wild berries, spice, sour cherries & violets. On the palate the wine shows medium body with fruit favours balanced elegantly by tannins in a long finish.
Pinot Noir "Winemaker Selection", Anne Amie, Willamette Valley, OR, 2022
Anne Amie Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir shows aromas of cherry, cola, leather, blueberry, blackberries and bramble. Flavors of cassis, dark cherry, baking spice, plum and pomegranate. Finishes long with edgy, dusty tannins and acidity.
Pinot Noir, LOLA, Russian River, CA 2017
This wine is deep garnet in color with aromas of wild strawberry, cherry, red currants and forest floor, accented by notes of dried tea, rose petals, cedar and vanilla bean. The wine's bright acidity and supple texture also have delicate tannins and linge
Pinot Noir "Hawke's Bay Estate", Te Mata, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, 2020
Radiant cherry-red, the 2020 dazzles with raspberries, peonies, oolong tea & manuka honey. Bright red fruit along with lingering notes of baking spice & sandalwood, merge with the ripe, soft tannins to create a generous palate & fine, moreish finish.