Top Pinot Noir Wine

My wine reviews include Pinot Noir wines with high scores for their superb quality and taste, and their prices often reflect this as they tend to be more expensive. These Pinot Noir wines achieve a score of 90 points or higher out of 100 and are often the wines that have the greatest aging ability and are therefore great Pinot Noir wines for your cellar. They are also often the top ranked wines on many lists, especially in fine restaurants, with ratings that reflect their craftsmanship. You'll also find my reviews of Pinot Noir wines that are less expensive, but still represent great value. This is just a small set of my wine reviews: when you join my wine community, you can access all of my reviews.

Robert Mondavi Carneros Pinot Noir 2008
Napa Valley, California, United States
Freshly picked summer cherry-berry character exudes from the glass. Silky texture with medium-body. Some violet-rose petal underlay, good acidity. Very sexy. Alcohol: 13.5%  750 ml  Drink: 2010‐2014  Price: $32.95 Score: 90/100

This Pinot Noir was reviewed April 28, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

 

Sileni The Plateau Pinot Noir 2011
Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand
Rich cherry fruit that's not heavy but I also like that there's not too much acidity. Round and ready when you are. Medium- to full-bodied and luscious. Perfect for juicy roast chicken or the tarry darkness of grilled chicken. Pinot Noir food pairings: salmon steaks. Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2016  Scrumptious Seafood Wine  Price: $17.95 Score: 90/100

This Pinot Noir was reviewed February 16, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 132142  558 in stock
 

Momo Seresin Estate Pinot Noir 2009
Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand
Big juicy acidity with pleasingly tart and vibrant cherry aromas and flavours. Smooth and medium- to full-bodied. Very tasty. Absolutely needs food. Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2016  Price: $19.95 Score: 90/100

This Pinot Noir was reviewed April 28, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 163972  Check Stock
SAQ: 11584638  Check Stock
 

Flat Rock Cellars Pinot Noir 2008
V.Q.A., Niagara, Ontario, Canada
A beautifully concentrated wine in its rich flavors of ripe cherry and strawberry, yet ephemeral and supple in texture. This wine makes you want to dive into the glass head first. Alcohol: 11.5%  750 ml  Price: $19.95 Score: 90/100

This Pinot Noir was reviewed September 2, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 1545  Check Stock
 

Flat Rock Cellars Flat Rock Pinot Noir 2007
V.Q.A. Twenty Mile Bench, Ontario, Canada
Vintages Wine Panel: Flat Rock Cellars was started in 1999, with its first full vintage in 2003. In a very few years, it has emerged as a fine producer of pinot noir. This example shows pretty cherry, plum, earth and beetroot aromas and flavors. A layer of crisp acidity and gentle tannins add balance. My note: A lovely, balanced pinot with rich notes of black cherries and oak. Medium-to full-bodied. Flat Rock Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb. Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Price: $19.95 Score: 90/100

This Flat Rock Pinot Noir was reviewed May 10, 2008 by Natalie MacLean

LCBO: 1545  Check Stock
 


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