Welcome to binNotes’ Thursday Pic 3. This week’s picks: A plethora of Pinots for your perusal.
Ken Wright Cellars Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2010 - Willamette Valley, OREGON
Earthy, peaty, smokey kilt-flapper. Definite poker-night with a cigar-chaser pour.
Available at Total Wine: $24.99
Calcareous Twisted Sisters Pinot Noir 2010 - Paso Robles, CA
Unctuous, ultra-pigmented Paso Pinot. Sure Sunday dinner crowd-pleaser.
Available at Total Wine: $19.99
Martin Ray Angeline California Pinot Noir 2011- Russian River Valley, CA
Proof that Pinot CAN pair with pizza. Super-accessible AND affordable sipper.
Available at Total Wine: $10.99
This light, lilting, little outside-the-box bijou beguiles any meal.
*(“Meunier” means ‘miller’ in French – named for dusting of white, similar to flour in appearance, on this grape’s under leaves.)