The world of wine is huge and
gets bigger every year. Restaurants and wine shops compete to outdo one
another by offering the biggest, most diverse selections possible. Without
guidance even experienced wine lover can have trouble. Our guide is a map to
navigate the sea of wine, giving helpful information as well as recommending
specific bottles. From the thousands of bottles tasted, we chose bottles based
on these criteria: quality, value and availability.
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Outstanding Worth a search
** Very good
Delicious everyday wine
1994 Kalin Cellars Pinot Noir Cuvee DD, Sonoma County ****
dry, full-bodied, medium tannin, high acidity
drink now-8 years
Given the time good Pinot
deserves, this gorgeous Pinot Noir shows mature flavors of tawny cherry,
mushroom, leather and smoke.
One of five
California Pinot Noirs rated Outstanding.