Pinot Noir Recommendations Under $60

Monday, April 21st, 2008 at 12:00 am

The best Pinot Noir need not be expensive. One could go far with $60 in your pocket. Here are the ten best. Information is in order from name of wine, winery, location of vineyard, and vintage.

1. Kosta Browne, Sonoma Coast, Kanzler Vineyard. 2004.

2. W.H. Smith Wines, Sonoma Coast, Maritime Vineyard. 2003.

3. Williams Selyem, Russian River Valley, Rochioli Vineyard. 1992.

4. DomaineAlfred, Edna Valley, Chamisal Vineyards, California. 2004.

5. Acacia, Napa Valley, Carneros, St. Clair Vineyard. 1983.

6. Arterberry, Yamhill County, Red Hills Vineyard, Winemaker’s Reserve. 1985.

7. Chasseur, Russian River Valley, Sylvia’s. 2004.

8. Merry Edwards, Russian River Valley, Klopp Ranch, Methode a l’Ancienne. 2003.

9. Loring, Santa Rita Hilla, Clos Pepe Vineyard. 2002.

10. MacPhail, Russian River Valley. 2003.