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Snooth User: Pasha Brioche

What is your recommendation of a California Pinot Noir Under 40.00

Posted by Pasha Brioche, Nov 21, 2012.

Looking for a new wine for Thanksgiving...going to BEVMO today in search. Please humor me with your picks. Thanks!

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Reply by JonDerry, Nov 21, 2012.

Ask for a 2010 red bourgogne from Burgundy.

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Reply by outthere, Nov 21, 2012.

None of my picks would be available at BevMo.

Your question begs me to ask what style of PN do you enjoy? Ripe, acidic, tannic, balanced? Black or red fruited profile? Flabby or structured? Lots of styles and mine might not be yours, therefor my suggestion might be a waste of your money.

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Reply by outthere, Nov 21, 2012.

They make those in Cali JD?

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Reply by JonDerry, Nov 21, 2012.

"None of my picks would be available at BevMo"

Exactly why I suggested the french version, though they may not even have that!

Oh well there's always La Crema

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Reply by EMark, Nov 21, 2012.

Siduri is pretty consistent and usually comes in around the high-20-to-mid-30 dollar range.  It is also pretty easy to find.  I'd think that BevMo would have something from them.

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Reply by napagirl68, Nov 21, 2012.

Pasha,

Do you have an independent wine shop near you that could guide you to good CA pinot (preferably Russian River or Sonoma Coast)?  If BevMo is your only choice, perhaps try this one-

2009 Fort Ross Sea Slope pinot noir.  Not my first choice in a CA pinot, but BevMo choices are very limited for pinot- for all wines:

http://www.bevmo.com/Shop/ProductDetail.aspx?D=pinot%2bnoir&Ntx=mode%2bmatchall&Dx=mode%2bmatchall&Ntk=All&Nty=1&Ns=SalesPrice|1&Ntt=pinot%2bnoir&N=0&ProductID=32087&No=10

Avoid La Crema. 

 

 

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Reply by CheloSpahn, Nov 24, 2012.

What about La crema Pinot Noir - Russian River Valley? of Anderson Valley?

If you want some of the old school ones.. I will recomend you this one..

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Reply by EMark, Nov 30, 2012.

Pasha, what did you find?  I am curious.


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