14 Apr New Pinot Noir Closeout & More Pinot Deals
New Zealand Pinot Noirs
We sampled these two New Zealand Pinot Noirs and were really impressed! They’re fruity and earthy and delicious with springtime cuisine. And as a bonus, save ANOTHER $3 a bottle on the Tussock if you buy by the case!
2013 Woollaston “Tussock” Pinot Noir, New Zealand
On Sale $12.99
OR $9.99/bottle if you buy by the case!!
This charming Pinot Noir comes from an American-owned winery on the Northern coast of New Zealand. The wine is fruit-forward and more on the robust side, with classic Pinot Noir cherry notes and an earthy finish.
2011 Wairau River Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand
Pale to medium ruby purple in color, the 2011 Pinot Noir gives intense notes of warm red cherries, crushed raspberries and cranberries with hints of smoked meat, cardamom and anise. Medium bodied with a very good concentration of pure red berry flavors, it has a low to medium level of grainy tannins, lively acid and a long finish.
89 Points, The Wine Advocate
Want to compare to California versions? Try these!
2013 Silver Peak Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
On Sale $15.99
This bestseller offers a ton of bang for the buck. Classic Sonoma styling, with flavors of cherries and notes of vanilla from the 12-month oak aging period. Not too light or too heavy, this wine has a great balance and is sure to please Pinot lovers everywhere!
2013 Flowers Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
On Sale $37.99
The 2013 Pinot Noir (Sonoma Coast) is an excellent choice for drinking now and over the next few years. The flavors are floral and nicely lifted, while the fruit is already quite soft. This tasty, straightforward offering is best enjoyed over the near term.