Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Pinot Noir

  1. When we drink a wine like the 2015 J.K. Carriere "Vespidae" Pinot Noir, we are reminded that Oregon - and the Willamette Valley in particular - produces some of the most balanced Pinots in the world.

    Though Vespidae has quite a bit of Estate fruit, it is a blend of some of the most...

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  2. Release "X" With Top 100 Fruit!
    June 17, 2019

    If you look carefully at the cork, you will notice that this is the 10th release of this outstanding rosé denoted by an "X" on the cork.

    This particular release has a dash of estate Chardonnay (about 5%) blended with Domaine Serene's Top 100 Pinot Noir.

    This winning...

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  3. Only 1 of 9 Premier Cru Vineyards!
    June 13, 2019

    The 2017 Burgundies are showing, "great quality and charm." Vinous

    The white Burgundies are simply stunning across the board. However, the reds, which are not as talked about, are emerging as the unsung heroes of the vintage.

    A case in point is the 2017 Remi Jobard, Monthelie...

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  4. World-Class Rosé From D.R.C. Protégé!
    May 08, 2019
    100% Pinot Noir
    You can taste the winemaking pedigree in the 2017 Rosé de Diel, which is no surprise since winemaker, Caroline Diel, cut her teeth at Domaine de la Romanée Conti...
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  5. The Perfect Pop For Your Patio!
    May 02, 2019
    Champagne Quality At A Fraction Of The Price!
    In northern France, just southwest of Chablis, is a tiny village called Irancy. 
    You might think Chardonnay is the grape of choice in this little enclave surround...
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