2007 Meyer-Näkel Pinot Noir “S”

2007 Meyer-Näkel Pinot Noir “S” Ahr, Germany   This 2007 Meyer-Näkel Pinot Noir “S” from Ahr, Germany is incredibly good and an incredibly rare wine. It has brown, purple color and smooth texture. On the palate, it has little oak and fruity berries. Medium bodied, elegant yet complex Pinot Noir. Lots of depth but does not have longing finish. I met…

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Trione 2008 River Road Ranch Pinot Noir

Trione 2008 River Road Ranch Pinot Noir –

Region: Russian River Valley, CA
Year: 2008
Price range: $ (Less < $15)

Purchased at Costco Superstore. Dark cherry, raspberry and cinnamon flavor profile. We enjoyed this wine with a simple but succulent fish fillet and a cherry tomato and avocado on top of a toasted piece of Bruschetta.

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Surprising little Napa Valley Pinot Noir

Artesa Pinot Noir 2009 –

Type: Pinot Noir / Red
Region: Caneros, CA
Year: 2009
Price range: $$ ($15 – $30)

Surprising little Napa Valley Pinot Noir. If we didn’t know any better, I would have thought this was a Washington red because of the earthiness of the flavor. We really enjoyed the mild oaky flavors and the deep earthy tones exhibited by this red.

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Row Eleven Vinas 3 Pinot Noir Vintage 2009

This Row Eleven Vinas 3 is a blend of Sonoma, Santa Barbara and Monterey vineyards. This blend Pinot Noir offers rich black cherry color with cocoa, currant, vanilla aroma. On the palate, ripe cherry, hint of leather, mild tobacco, no after taste. Also it has smooth and clean finish. Once it opens up it become much smoother and milder.

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Pinot Noir meet Teriyaki Checken Don (Bowl)

Who said you can only pair wine with European cuisine? I pair my Pinot Noir with Teriyaki Chicken Don (Bowl). This is Bogle Vineyards Pinot Noir 2012. I would say little young but it has enough fruitiness which is blackberry and hint of pepper. Smooth finish. #pinotnoir #boglevinyards

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