100% Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley, California. SRP of $25 and available at that price. Sample received courtesy Benson Marketing … [Read more...]
The Best Pinot Noir - The 2020 Reverse Wine Snob Picks!
Don't fall for the "great Pinot Noir has to expensive" mantra we hear so much! For some reason this variety tends to be extremely susceptible to snobbery, with consumers and winemakers alike dreaming of transcendental experiences. And while it is indeed a finicky grape to grow, that doesn't mean you have to spend a boatload just to get a decent bottle. Witness the many bottles on our list here of the best Pinot Noir under $20.
Even so Pinot Noir can be a hard nut to crack at lower price points. However, don't despair, we've got plenty of reviews and recommendations right here and they are not all from where you might expect! One of the most important rules you can follow in your quest for the best inexpensive Pinot Noir is to not limit yourself to Oregon, Burgundy and California. Places like New Zealand, the rest of France and even Germany can produce great Pinot as well -- and the best part is that it is oftentimes at a much lower price!
Typically lighter-bodied, with plenty of strawberry, cherry, and earthy flavors, one of the appeals of this variety is how well it goes with food. Ranging in style from oaked to unoaked there is plenty to explore in our list of the best Pinot under $20!
Read on for our picks of The Best Pinot Noir Under $20!
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100% Pinot Noir from Santa Lucia Highlands, California. SRP of $35 and available for as low as $25. Sample received courtesy E. & J. … [Read more...]
80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir from South Africa. SRP of $15 and available for as low as $14. Sample received courtesy DGB for review … [Read more...]
100% Pinot Noir from Central Coast, California. SRP of $20 and available at that price. Sample received courtesy the winemaker for review … [Read more...]
100% Pinot Noir from Marlborough, New Zealand. SRP of $11 and available at that price. Sample received courtesy Pasternak Wines for … [Read more...]
90% Pinot Noir, 6% Petite Sirah, 3% Syrah and 1% Merlot from California. SRP of $11 and available for as low as $8. Sample received … [Read more...]