Over the past several years, much of that acreage has begun to come on line, greatly increasing the quantity of Pinot Noir on the market -- just as demand began to waver. So, that means there’s lots of affordable Pinot Noir in the market. The question remains: is it any good?
I tasted a nice line-up of value-priced Pinot Noir and the answer to that question surprised me. Yes, there is pretty good Pinot at affordable prices! Read on to see some of my favorites.