HobNob is a wine brand out of California that was launched in 2007. The wines are packaged with post-modern, sleek label designs and faux corks, with a hip spin-the-bottle theme on the company’s website. The wines are specifically marketed to 21-34-year-olds, with an emphasis on “social style,” affordability and approachable taste.
Rich and fruity, opens up after contact with air for a few minutes, develops a finish of chocolate and raspberries, pleasant and a bit sweet for a Pinot Noir possibly blended with a small % of shiraz? For $11 it's a good value.
Appearance: Nearly black but upon swirling bright red/fuchsia are revealed lurking the edge. Nose: Clear with a muted caramel sweetness and sharp citrus. Barely a whisper of dusty soil. Mouthfeel: Thick and drying, entices me to sip again and again. Taste: Chalky/dry, fruit aspects are merged with a brine-y and spicy heat on the way down. Finish: At first the throat is dried, then the fruit makes itself known. A coffee esque moisture reforms and begins warming my palette. Very long finish. 7.5/10 Not my thing but it is indeed good!
External Reviews for Hob Nob Vineyards Pinot Noir Vin de Pays d'Oc
Mood: PolishedCharacter: As elegant as a bouquet of violets and bursting with cherry flavors, our Pinot Noir is medium-bodied with soft tannins, to create a smooth, rich texture. - Winery
Coined in the 18th century, the term HobNob refers to people drinking to one another, clinking glasses, rubbing elbows, celebrating various moments and milestones.
Food Pairings for Hob Nob Vineyards Pinot Noir Vin de Pays d'Oc
Best Wine Deals
Pinot Noir Top Lists
Zig Zag Zinfandel Mendocino (2011)Wishlisted
Bodegas Navarro López Don Aurelio Crianza Valdepeñas (2005)Wishlisted
Chateau Remaury Minervois Grande Reserve (2011)Rated
Château Julien Barrel Selected Merlot (2011)Rated
Chateau Mont-Redon Côtes du Rhône Réserve (2012)Reviewed
Fawn Creek Winery Pinot Noir (NV)Reviewed
Mondavi Napa Cabernet (2010)Wishlisted
Columbia Crest Grand Estates Amitage Red Blend Washington (2009)Wishlisted
Paso Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles (2007)Wishlisted