Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wine Finds: Affordable California Pinot Noir

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wine Finds: Affordable California Pinot Noir

Article excerpt

It's very difficult to find good quality pinot noir wines for less than $15. Top-quality pinot noir costs more because these wines are expensive to make. The grapes are hard to grow and require a great deal of hard labor. Since I'm always on the hunt for pinot noir deals, I promptly bought a bottle of the popular Meiomi Pinot Noir, which usually retails for about $20, when it was on sale at Starrs. It's compared below with another well-regarded California wine, the Sean Minor Four Bears Central Coast Pinot Noir.

MEIOMI 2014 PINOT NOIR FROM CALIFORNIA

Bought * Starrs, 1135 South Big Bend Boulevard, in February for $15.07

Description * The winemaker for this pinot noir is Joe Wagner, son of Chuck Wagner of Caymus Vineyards fame. A blend of grapes from vineyards located in Monterey, Sonoma and Santa Barbara counties, the Meiomi is a rich, medium-bodied wine that tastes of sweet red berries and dark fruit. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.