We love the pop-and-pour easy going nature of this Pinot Noir from Montinore Estate. This wine delivers right away with wonderful, concentrated fruits of bing cherries and plum notes that build in intensity. The finish is silky-smooth with hints of earth and even a touch of chocolate. YUM. LIVE Certified sustainable farming.
91 POINTS, James Suckling formally of Wine Spectator. "A gently reductive edge to the abundant, rich red fruit with a spicy edge, as well as grilled-meat and tarry notes. The palate has a fresh core of blue fruit with dusty tannin texture, holding long, fresh-fruit flavors."
Beautiful fresh, lush fruit and a silky texture make for a Pinot that drinks well above its price point. Here once again we have a winner from a winery that is a self proclaimed "band of wine industry insiders dedicated...
90 POINTS, Wine Spectator. SMART BUY. "A zesty red, with personality to spare, offering notes of licorice, blackberry, smoky pepper and grilled herbs. A blend of mostly Zinfandel, followed by Petite Sirah, Syrah and mixed Italian blacks."
94 POINTS, Jeb Dunnuck. "A richer styled wine, the 2020 Novellum has a medium gold hue as well as a rich, powerful bouquet of caramelized lemon, honeyed almonds, candle wax, and toasted bread. Rich, medium to full-bodied, beautifully textured, and...