Pinot Noirs From Strange Places
Not all delicious pinot noir comes from Burgundy. Here are three winners that hail from around the world.
Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Bench Pinot Noir, Sonoma '18 **1/2 $$
Classic American pinot noir, every iteration of cherries you can think of.
From Corsica, Beaujolais-like, light, bright fruit, simple and enjoyable.
Italo Cescon Pinot Noir, Veneto '18 *** $$ WORTH THE PRICE
Amazingly good and convincing, spicy, supple, full of varietal flavor.
All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.
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