Thursday, October 20, 2011

West Coast Pinots

Two to recommend. Maybe more to's fall and the perfect time for pinot noir. This season, I want my pinots reliable (bye bye Burgundies under $65), modern with traditional inspiration (sturdy fruit with balanced alcohol and good acidity), and velvety (melt in your mouth tannins). So, classically sexy, I guess.

Walker Station
Russian River Valley, CA 2009
14.8% abv

Resonance Vineyard
Yamhill-Carlton District, OR 2009
13.8% abv

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