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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top American Pinot Noir’s Of 2010


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Andrew Rich Wines-Pinot Noir-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2006-$19.99-A rich classic Pinot nose of spice and cherry, perfect Pinot ruby color.  A smooth, rich flavors of cherry, plum with nice acidity and long finish.  Drinks like a Pinot twice it’s price.           RP-90            WS-90            CR-91         Good with seafood, cheese, salads.

Ketcham Estate Winery-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2007-$35.00-A nose of currants and spice, dark amber in color.  A full bodied Pinot, smooth, currants, red berries, some earth and spice, an enjoyable wine.                        WS-88                  CR-89                   Good with chicken, salads, cheese.

Anam Cara Cellars-Nicholas Estate-Pinot Noir-Chehalem Mountains-Oregon-2006-$21.88-A nose of sweet blackberry and spice, medium amber in color.   A full bodied, smooth, easy drinking Pinot, cherry, plum, spice, layered flavors with a good mouth feel and finish.   A great buy, drinks like a $45 Pinot.         RP-91            WS-91               CR-91                  Good with seafood, chicken, salads. 

Fulcrum Wines-On Point-Pinot Noir-Santa Lucia Highlands-California-2008-$28.00-A nose of dark ripe fruit and spice, medium dark amber in color. A smooth and elegant Pinot, dark cherry, cola and spice, some earth, good finish, a solid wine that drinks like a $50 Pinot Noir.             NR           CR-91              Good with seafood, chicken, pasta.

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J Vineyard & Winery-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-Healdsburg-California-2006-$38.00-A nose of currants and spice,  classic Pinot  see your fingers threw the wine amber.   A smooth, medium bodied Pinot, delicious, currants, berries, cola, drinking at it’s peak.              WE-87             CR-91           Good with seafood, chicken, salads.

Goldeneye-Duckhorn Wine Company-Migration-Pinot Noir-Anderson Valley-California-2006-$27.99-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.  Currents, cherries, cola, spice and earth, a silky Pinot, a nice wine.             WE-90             WS-85               CR-88                 Good with seafood, chicken, salads.

Johnson Family-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2008-$13.99-A nose of cherries and some spice, medium ruby in color. A medium bodied and smooth Pinot, cherries, red berries, some earth, nothing complex, decent QPR.                 NR                  CR-87                  Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.

Chad Wine Company-Chad-Pinot Noir-Sarmento Vineyard-Santa Lucia Highlands-California-2008-$18.00-A nose of cherry and spice, light to medium amber in color.  A smooth, easy drinking Pinot, cherries,  strawberry, Asian spice, drinks like a $30 wine.            NR           CR-90           Good with seafood, chicken, salads.

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