Pinot Noir

Pinot noir is a black wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. The name may also refer to wines created predominantly from Pinot noir grapes. The name is derived from the French words for "pine" and "black" alluding to the grape variety's tightly clustered dark purple pine-cone shaped bunches of fruit.

Pinot noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. It is widely considered to produce some of the finest wines in the world, but is a difficult variety to cultivate and transform into wine.


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Foghat 2013 Pinot Noir, Santa Maria

Foghat 2013 Pinot Noir, Santa Maria

Foghat 2013Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley FREE SHIPPING on 12, use code FOGHAT upon checkout, can mix and match with Foghat Cabernet. This is a bold, rich and layered and complex Pinot Noir. Hints of earthiness, a whiff of spice  gorgeous red stone fruit with floral aromas accentuating this latest release.  Medium to full in body, great finish! Foghat on Stephen Colbert Show: ...
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Luli 2015 Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands

Luli 2015 Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands

The 2015 Luli Pinot Noir (made by Jeff Pisoni, yes THAT Pisoni) was sourced from various sustainably-farmed vineyards in the Santa Lucia Highlands. Sourcing from diverse locations within the appellation adds to the wine’s complexity and flavor profile.  This maritime appellation is known for its well drained soils, morning fog,  afternoon winds and long growing season. These elements combine for a...
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B Kosuge 2014 Pinot Noir The Shop, Carneros

B Kosuge 2014 Pinot Noir The Shop, Carneros

B Kosuge 2014 Pinot Noir The Shop, Carneros Retail 38.00 - GGWC 34.99 FREE SHIPPING on SIX or more - use shipping code SHOP upon check out   Winemaker Notes: 2014 was a good year for Pinot Noir all over California. It was an early vintage and fairly ripe in character, but with enough freshness and acidity that the wines are lively. They seem pretty approachable young, more so than the brooding 2013s were. The 2014 Shop is...
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Walter Hansel 2014 “Estate” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley - 94 POINTS

Walter Hansel 2014 “Estate” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley - 94 POINTS

Walter Hansel 2014 “Estate” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley Retail 40.00 – GGWC 36.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6, use code HANSEL14 @checkout   The Story : Walter Hansel has become synonymous with great quality at a great price!  Year after year these wines seem to impress me and my clientele alike.  The first vines were planted in 1978 just a up the block from Kistler!  The actual winery did not start till 1996...
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Walter Hansel 2014 “North Slope” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley - 95 POINTS

Walter Hansel 2014 “North Slope” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley - 95 POINTS

Walter Hansel 2014 “North Slope” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley - 95 POINTS Galloni 95 Points : "Hansel's 2014 Pinot Noir The South Slope Vineyard is bold and explosive, with tons of exuberant fruit. Bright red cherry, plum, rose petal and spice are front and center. A classic Russian River Pinot, the South Slope is absolutely gorgeous today. Hints of leather, tobacco and game underpin a core of flamboyant Russian River...
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Martinelli 2015 “Bella Vigna” Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

Martinelli 2015 “Bella Vigna” Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

FREE SHIPPING on 12, use code BELLAVIGNA @ checkout The Martinelli family has been growing grapes in the Russian River Valley since the 1880’s. At the ages of 19 and 16, Giuseppe Martinelli and Luisa Vellutini eloped from their small village in the Tuscany region of Italy, making their way to California looking for land to farm and start a winery. In 1918 Giuseppe died, leaving Luisa with four children and the farm to care for. Their...
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Anthill Farms 2014 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

Anthill Farms 2014 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

Anthill Farms 2014 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast The 2014 Anthill Sonoma Coast, sourced from two great vineyards, exhibits deeply-pitched aromas, showing red berry, orange peel, and hints of minerality that emerge with air. Year after year, extremely low yields create a beautiful lushness to this cool-climate wine. This full-bodied, smooth and rich Pinot Noir has long and penetrating flavors of creamy red plum and red cherry flavors on a...
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Bink 2014 Pinot Noir “Filligreen” Anderson Valley

Bink 2014 Pinot Noir “Filligreen” Anderson Valley

Bink 2014 Pinot Noir “Filligreen” Anderson Valley Retail 45.00 – GGWC 41.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6, use code BINK @ checkout   THE STORY : Bink was created in the bathtub they say… Deb Schatzlein, owner/winemaker was born in East Haven, Connecticut. She grew up with an extended family that would regularly gather for big parties that ran late into the night. Her grandparents set the mold early, making gin in their...
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Luli 2015 Pinot Noir "Highlands Ranch" Santa Lucia Highlands

Luli 2015 Pinot Noir "Highlands Ranch" Santa Lucia Highlands

Jeff Pisoni winemaker : "Soft aromatics of bing cherry and rose petals lead off this supple, alluring wine. Floral notes continue to evolve on the mouthfeel, with raspberries and hints of baking spices. A graceful texture showcases the cool, fog-blanketed growing conditions. Lingering tannins are layered and create a soft, satisfying finish. This is a truly romantic wine."   The Vineyard : Nestled against the foothills in the...
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Patricia Green 2014 Pinot Noir “Old Vine” Estate

Patricia Green 2014 Pinot Noir “Old Vine” Estate

Patricia Green 2014 Pinot Noir “Old Vine” Estate Retail 45.00 – GGWC 41.99 FREE SHIPPING on SIX or more, use code PG14PN @checkout   Winemaker Notes :”The difference between the older and younger blocks here is always pretty amazing to people. As the vines continue to age these older vines continue to sink deep root systems into the soft sandstone sub-soil. Our water is spring fed and very minerally in nature....
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Walter Hansel 2014 Pinot Noir "Cahill Lane"' Russian River Valley (94 Points)

Walter Hansel 2014 Pinot Noir "Cahill Lane"' Russian River Valley (94 Points)

Walter Hansel 2014 Pinot Noir "Cahill Lane" Russian River Valley  Robert Parker 93+ Points : "The 2014 Pinot Noir Cahill Lane, from Dijon clones 115 and 114, is from the highest elevation site on the vineyard. It tends to be one of the more reserved Pinot Noirs, hence its later release. This wine exhibits lovely pomegranate, black cherry and black raspberry fruit, a deep, pure medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, light...
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Walter Hansel 2014 Pinot Noir – South Slope, Russian River - 95 Points

Walter Hansel 2014 Pinot Noir – South Slope, Russian River - 95 Points

FREE SHIPPING on six, use code HANSEL @ checkout Walter Hansel has become synonymous with great quality at a great price!  Year after year these wines seem to impress me and my clientele alike.  The first vines were planted in 1978 just a up the block from Kistler!  The actual winery did not start till 1996 when they produced 3 barrels of Pinot Noir and 10 barrels of Chardonnay, and the rest as they say, is history!  Stephen...
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Coho 2014 Pinot Noir "Stanly Ranch" Carneros Napa Valley

Coho 2014 Pinot Noir "Stanly Ranch" Carneros Napa Valley

FREE SHIPPING on 6 or MORE! (Can mix & match with other Coho wines) ~ Use code COHO @ checkout. The Story  Winemaker Phil Titus (Chappellett etal) is the new winemaker at the helm, and it seems like Coho is getting an extra shot in the arm with this new addition.  Coho will continue to source from the same vineyards, but with adding Phil Titus, they might have gone from Coach to First Class!     The Wine ...
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Dragonette 2014 Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills

Dragonette 2014 Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills

Dragonette 2014 Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills The 2014 Dragonette Santa Rita Hills is comprised of grapes from John Sebastiano (52%), La Encantada (20%), Cargasacchi (10%), Radian (8%), Fiddlestix (7%) and Duvarita (3%).  Tasting Note : Medium garnet color. Aromas of fresh cherry, cranberry, raspberry, and strawberry, along with spices (cardamom, vanilla, nutmeg), floral notes of white flowers and fresh herbs (thyme) and minerals. On the...
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Gros Ventre 2014 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast Galloni 92 Points

Gros Ventre 2014 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast Galloni 92 Points

Gros Ventre 2014 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast   Galloni 92 Points : "Gros Ventre's 2014 Pinot Noir (Sonoma Coast) is terrific. Bright, fresh and beautifully nuanced throughout, the 2014 possesses lovely cut to balance the intensity of its fruit. The flavors are fresh and vibrant throughout in a Pinot that impresses with its superb overall balance. This is a delicious bottle of Sonoma Coast Pinot."   Also check out: ...
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McEvoy 2013 “Evening Standard” Pinot Noir, Estate – Petaluma Gap

McEvoy 2013 “Evening Standard” Pinot Noir, Estate – Petaluma Gap

McEvoy 2013 “Evening Standard” Pinot Noir, Estate – Petaluma Gap Retail $48.00 – GGWC 44.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 use code MCEVOY upon check out.   The Story :  Being regarded as a pioneer in her field was business as usual for Nan McEvoy. Her grandfather, Michael De Young (as in the The Young's Museum), founded the San Francisco Chronicle in 1865 and Nan started there as a cub reporter (a rare...
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Banshee 2014 Pinot Noir “Marine Layer” Sonoma FREE SHIPPING ON 6

Banshee 2014 Pinot Noir “Marine Layer” Sonoma FREE SHIPPING ON 6

The Story : Three friends. A missed turn. An intimate tasting with Robert Parker. Copious amounts of Champagne. A bird statue in a window.  This is the genesis of Banshee.  Since then they’ve come a long way in short time but the goal hasn’t changed: to craft distinctive wine that over-delivers in every possible way.  They want to give the world wines with real joie de vivre.  Banshee owns a small vineyard, and...
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Purple Hands 2014 Pinot Noir "Barron Wahl" Chehalem Mountains

Purple Hands 2014 Pinot Noir "Barron Wahl" Chehalem Mountains

Purple Hands 2014 Pinot Noir "Barron Wahl" Chehalem Mountains  Winery Notes: "Vineyard designated Pommard clone from the Chehalem Mountains AVA.  Offering up notes and flavors of Raspberry, pear, lemon, blue candy, black tea, nutmeg, candy cane, cranberry, rhubarb,kiwi, olive, apple, super fruit, and bbq sauce. Native Fermentation, Small Open Top Fermenters, Hand Plunged & Macerated, Unfined & Unfiltered"
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Purple Hands 2015 Pinot Noir "Holstein" Dundee Hills - 94 Points

Purple Hands 2015 Pinot Noir "Holstein" Dundee Hills - 94 Points

Purple Hands 2015 Pinot Noir "Holstein" Dundee Hills - 94 Points Wine Spectator 94 Points : "Vibrant and rich, offering complex savory cherry and pepper notes that play against loamy minerality as this flows toward refined tannins on the finish. Drink now through 2023. 384 cases made." Winery Notes : "Barnyard, river rock, spice, raspberry, honey, cherry, licorice, strawberry, rich focused minerality, high tone fruit,...
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Attune 2014 Pinot Noir “Estate” Sonoma

Attune 2014 Pinot Noir “Estate” Sonoma

Attune 2014 Pinot Noir “Estate” Sonoma   Winery Notes : "This bright and compelling 2014 vintage showcases the ultimate capability of our Eighth Street Vineyard. The wine is a deep ruby color that leads with gripping aromas of five spice and wild berries. It evolves with notes of tobacco leaf and violet flowers, while the long finish reveals pomegranate and black plum. A familiar core of vibrant  minerality brings you...
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Blue Farm 2013 Pinot Noir "Gap's Crown" 93 Points

Blue Farm 2013 Pinot Noir "Gap's Crown" 93 Points

Blue Farm 2013 Pinot Noir "Gap's Crown" 93 Points WE 93 Points: " From a block of the mighty vineyard known to coax robust acidity and pretty aromatics from the grapes, this red completely delivers on both fronts, opening with an array of rose garden and cranberry-orange highlights. Full bodied and generously structured, it develops complexity in the glass, showing a depth of savory cardamom that's incredibly...
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Castalia 2014 Pinot Noir "J. Rochioli Vineyard" Russian River

Castalia 2014 Pinot Noir "J. Rochioli Vineyard" Russian River

Castalia 2014 Pinot Noir "J. Rochioli Vineyard" Russian River Winemaker Notes : "The crop level in 2014 was a little below normal. With a perfect growing season and smaller cluster and berry size, the wine is much more concentrated and fruity than it has been for years. Very much like the 2009 vintage. It has a PH of 3.44, giving the wine a strong structure and perfect mouthfeel with a long lingering finish. The nose has very...
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Foxtrot 2014 Pinot Noir “Foxtrot Vineyard”

Foxtrot 2014 Pinot Noir “Foxtrot Vineyard”

FREE SHIPPING ON 6 +, use code FOXTROT (can mix & match with Foxtrot Chardonnay) Sourced from the estate’ 20 year old self-rooted vines. The resulting wine is incredibly balanced with a stunning nose of bright red fruits, and a classic  oriental spice and slight earthy tones. The intensity of the fruit and earthiness continues on the palate and is wonderfully framed by the vibrant acidity and bold silky smooth tannins with a long...
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LaRue 2014 Pinot Noir "Sonoma Coast"

LaRue 2014 Pinot Noir "Sonoma Coast"

LaRue 2014 Pinot Noir "Sonoma Coast"   The 2014 LaRue Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir is a blend from the Rice-Spivak, Emmaline Ann, and Thorn Ridge Vineyards. The Rice-Spivak Vineyard is south of the town of Sebastopol and is planted on Goldridge sandy loam along with volcanic ash. This distinctive soil profile along with the clonal selections of Dijon and Swan create a wine that is balanced with good acidity, fresh aromas, and...
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Melville 2014 Pinot Noir "Terraces" Estate, Santa Rita Hills

Melville 2014 Pinot Noir "Terraces" Estate, Santa Rita Hills

Melville 2014 Pinot Noir "Terraces" Estate, Santa Rita Hills Winemaker notes: "tasting notes: Pale garnet in color, elements of orange zest, red apple skin and black tea emanate from the glass. With time, tender notes of rosewater, thyme and Chinese five-spice emerge alongside dusty components of lavender, fennel seed and dried tobacco. The palate impression is elegant, with well integrated stem tannins that frame the wine’s...
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