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November 2022 - US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris 2

November 2022 - US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris 2
This month's Wine feature is US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris 2 Wines

US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris 2 Reviews

McIlroy 2021 Three Vineyard Blend Pinot Noir
93 points
$42
A dialed in and delicious demonstration of why Russian River Pinot Noir is a global standard.
Duck Pond 2021 Natural Path Pinot Gris
92 points
$15
Best Buy
A zippy and vibrant expression of Pinot Gris that illustrates why it is such a simple yet deft pairing for large gatherings across a multiple of food options.
92 points $15 Best Buy
Real Nice Winemakers 2021 Black Magnolia Pinot Noir
92 points
$22
Pleasant and super drinkable with tart fruit and a hint of smoke, this Pinot showcases both California and Oregon styling.
Paradise Ridge 2019  Pinot Noir
92 points
$45
This is a classic Sonoma Pinot Noir; lovely now and with food, as well as capable of aging and improving with a couple years of age.
The Great Oregon Wine Company 2020 La Chouette Single Vineyard Pinot Gris
90 points
$26
About as rich as Pinot Gris gets, which means it's still bright and fun with enough seriousness to pair with lighter mains.
Black Star Farms 2021 Arcturos Pinot Gris
88 points
$18
An interesting wine with structural elements that will balance well with richer and complex cuisine.
Soléna Estate 2021 Grande Cuvée Pinot Noir
88 points
$32
Exactly what you expect for Willamette Pinot Noir; tart red fruit, good structure, and herbal components to complement dinner.
Coastal Vibes NV  Pinot Grigio
87 points
$4
Best Buy
Simple and straightforward, this is a pleasant enough table wine.
87 points $4 Best Buy
Coastal Vibes NV  Pinot Noir
87 points
$4
Best Buy
A lively pinot noir with clean, bright fruit and zippy acid; a lovely dinner wine.
87 points $4 Best Buy
Flat Top Hills 2021  Pinot Noir
87 points
$15
Best Buy
Pinot forward and an easy going red wine BTG option.
87 points $15 Best Buy
Winemakers Selection 2020 Classic Series Pinot Noir
86 points
$5
Best Buy
A ripe and juicy Pinot Noir with tangy tannins and fresh acid.
86 points $5 Best Buy
Sunscape NV  Pinot Grigio
86 points
$9
Best Buy
Easy to drink and forget what you had, or how much; a simple wine that will not distract from the conversation at the party.
86 points $9 Best Buy
Portola Vineyards 2017 Los Trancos Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir
86 points
$38
This Pinot Noir would make for an interesting pairing with yakaturi or Korean bbq.
Red Thread 2021 Marvin Jack Vineyard Pinot Noir
86 points
$49
A uniquely herbal Pinot Noir with strong notes of eucalyptus and peppermint on the nose and palate; best paired with food.
Esser Vineyards 2018  Pinot Noir
85 points
$15
A glass of Pinot Noir to pair with some rich bbq duck, brisket, or pork.
Winemakers Selection 2020 Classic Series Pinot Grigio
84 points
$5
Best Buy
Zesty, and a natural pairing with a seafood pasta.
84 points $5 Best Buy
White Pine 2021  Pinot Grigio
84 points
$18
Dry, crisp and clean white wine to pair with shellfish or lighter vegetarian dishes.
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