Kosta Browne, Gap’s Crown, 2009

Wine Rating: 95 If over the years you’ve read my articles, then by now, you know, “I love Pinot Noir.” I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing more bottles of that beautiful grape than any other. In this piece, for...

William & Selyem, Bucher, 2009

Wine Rating: 94 “God made Cabernet. The Devil made Pinot Noir.”  – André Tchelistcheff Pinot Noir: the impossible grape varietal that should not be. It’s a tough vine to grow, from its immensely delicate...

Kosta Browne, 4-Barrel Pinot Noir, 2006

Wine Rating: 94 Today class, we are going to discuss Tasting Analysis in wine. I’m going to break down this process for you and in doing so, show you just how random this method is. It’s like Psychology; there...

Category - Pinot Noir

Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir 2008

Rivers-Marie, Pinot Noir, 2008

Wine Rating: 93 “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” ― Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success I’ll not waste your time with an inane...

Marcassin Winery, 2009

Marcassin, Pinot Noir, 2009

Marcassin has made other Pinot Noirs under the Marcassin label from two other exceptional Sonoma Coast vineyards; Blue Slide Ridge and Three Sisters, which are both owned by Martinelli.

Pisoni Pinot Noir

Pisoni, Pinot Noir, 2006

Wine Rating: 94 I was really please to find out that as a result of the ‘Monkey Wine’ review I wrote a few issues ago, that many of you not only went out and tried it but that you really enjoyed it. I’ve been personally...