March 2024 - US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris

March 2024 - US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris
This month's Wine feature is US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris Wines

US Pinot Noir/Grigio/Gris Reviews

King Estate 2022 Domaine Pinot Gris
92 points
$30
A mix of citrus and tropical fruits with solid intensity and an array of flavors; this will be delicious on its own or with various cuisine pairings.
Bianchi 2022 Signature Selection Pinot Noir
92 points
$38
On the riper, richer side of Pinot Noir but vibrant cherry and red berry notes still abound.
King Estate 2022  Pinot Noir
91 points
$30
Bright, bouncy red fruit with a tart crunch to the finish; this is an all day Pinot Noir that is fantastic with food.
Balletto Vineyards 2020 Estate Grown Pinot Noir
91 points
$34
Earthy and fruity and a great example of Russian River Pinot Noir; would benefit from some decanting as well.
Duck Pond 2022  Pinot Noir
90 points
$15
Best Buy
A pleasing entry level Willamette Pinot Noir with good fruit and food friendly earthiness.
90 points $15 Best Buy
King Estate 2021 Domaine Pinot Noir
89 points
$70
Riding the line between ripe New World styling and maintaining Old World acidity and crunchy red fruit.
Duck Pond 2022  Pinot Gris
88 points
$15
Best Buy
Clean, simple, and refreshing; a light and crisp wine that will suit any occasion.
88 points $15 Best Buy
Inscription 2022  Pinot Noir
88 points
$20
A smooth, easy drinking Pinot Noir that offers balanced oak, complexity, and a bright finish.
Wölffer Estate Vineyard 2022 Cellar Series Pinot Gris
88 points
$24
A white wine that has a good amount of complexity with fresh fruit flavors and a lovely floral note.
Bianchi 2023 Signature Selection Pinot Grigio
88 points
$27
A lovely banquet wine that will be suitable to most appetizers and provide a melodic backdrop for the occasion.
Davis Family Vineyards 2021 Soul Patch Vineyard Pinot Noir
88 points
$60
Well balanced between fruit and earth flavors while not being overshadowed by oak and still maintaining a sense of terroir.
Levendi 2022 Charisma Pinot Noir
88 points
$65
A very pretty nose with a fruit forward palate and a nice balance of cocoa from the oak.
Pend D’Oreille 2023  Pinot Gris
87 points
$23
A very good concentration and intensity of aromas and flavors with crisp acidity make this a much more vibrant example of Pinot Gris than is typical.
King Estate 2022 Artisan Series Pinot Noir
87 points
$29
A fun and easy drinking Pinot Noir that would pair well with a variety of grilled foods or be enjoyed on its own.
R. Stuart 2021 Autograph Pinot Noir
87 points
$65
A moderately complex wine with a spicy finish.
Arrington Vineyards 2020  Pinot Noir
86 points
$27
Pleasant, simple, and juicy with enough structure to hold up against richer pairings.
Wölffer Estate Vineyard 2020 Landius Pinot Noir
86 points
$40
A seemly dinner party wine that has bright acidity and slightly tart fruit that will pair with a multitude of cuisines.
Chickadee 2020 Reserve Pinot Noir
85 points
$9
A nice, everyday Pinot Noir with cocoa notes intermingled with ripe red berry flavors.
Penns Woods 2021 Reserve Pinot Noir
85 points
$50
A nice Pinot Noir with the right amount of fruit and earth with a touch of grip on the finish.
Verterra Winery 2021 Matheson Vineyard Pinot Noir
84 points
$28
A leaned out version of Pinot Noir that will go well with food; feeling an arugula salad with raspberry vinaigrette and a ribeye.
Penns Woods 2021  Pinot Noir
84 points
$42
A robust and interesting Pinot Noir for the boar hunter's table.
Argonza Cellars 2019 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir
84 points
$65
This is a Pinot for Cab drinkers; lots of oak and a full body.
R. Stuart 2021 Daffodil Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir
83 points
$55
A Pinot Noir that would hold up to smoked brisket.
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