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California Pinot Noir

8.672 ratings
7.81 pro ratings
California, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Sean Wallner - WSET II

Very meaty and full of dark fruits. Honestly I kind of smelled hints of like Welches grape juice on the nose as well as similar smells as a Port. I drank this one side by side with an Oregon Pinot Noir and I absolutely prefer the OR Pinot Noir!

Very meaty and full of dark fruits. Honestly I kind of smelled hints of like Welches grape juice on the nose as well as similar smells as a Port. I drank this one side by side with an Oregon Pinot Noir and I absolutely prefer the OR Pinot Noir!

1 person found it helpfulMay 27th, 2016
Sawyer Coleman

Good value wine at $7.99 USD, low tannins with a full flavor. Slight acidity with a smooth start and plum finish.

Good value wine at $7.99 USD, low tannins with a full flavor. Slight acidity with a smooth start and plum finish.

1 person found it helpfulAug 15th, 2015
Robert Johnson

Moderately dry, low acidity, moderate tannin, slight hints of raspberry, medium to light body

Moderately dry, low acidity, moderate tannin, slight hints of raspberry, medium to light body

Feb 28th, 2017
Ray Vanderhoff

Sub $10 red. A bit jammy with soft tannins. Some sweetness on the finish. Light oak. Drinkable but does taste like a sub-$10 vino.

Sub $10 red. A bit jammy with soft tannins. Some sweetness on the finish. Light oak. Drinkable but does taste like a sub-$10 vino.

Oct 1st, 2016
Zeyu Bai

6.99

6.99

Sep 28th, 2016
Jeff Shapiro

Inexpense crowd pleaser...... lively and fruity. Dark fruits, vanilla, oak and spice.

Inexpense crowd pleaser...... lively and fruity. Dark fruits, vanilla, oak and spice.

Sep 18th, 2016
Monica Chapman

For inexpensive wine it's great, but it's not anything amazing.

For inexpensive wine it's great, but it's not anything amazing.

Aug 16th, 2016
Joe Ball

I swear it is so much better the 3rd day after opening.

I swear it is so much better the 3rd day after opening.

Jun 29th, 2016
Lisa Fricks

Goood, buy again if it's on sale again

Goood, buy again if it's on sale again

May 19th, 2016
Michele

Decent red zin. 14.5%

Decent red zin. 14.5%

Jan 23rd, 2016