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Adelsheim Pinot Noir Elizabeth's Reserve 2012 1.5Ltr

Rated 92 - Vivid ruby-red. Sexy mineral- and spice-accented cherry and black raspberry scents show very good clarity and a suave floral nuance....
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Argot Pinot Noir Madras Steiner Vineyard 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2012 Pinot Noir Madras Steiner Vineyard is a complex effort displaying more pomegranate, damp earth and forest floor notes, a medium...
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Auteur Pinot Noir Savoy 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - Firm, tight and savory, complex and concentrated, with dried herb and berry flavors, ending with anise and pennyroyal notes. Drink now...
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Bien Nacido Vineyards Pinot Noir 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Similar to the Solomon Hills bottling, the 2012 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido checks in at 13.7% natural alcohol and exhibits ample mineral and...
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Byron Pinot Noir Monument 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2012 Pinot Noir Monument is a blend of the best barrels, with 80% being barrel-fermented, following by 15 months in 100% new French...
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Domaine Anderson Pinot Noir 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Complex and individualistic, this conveys a savory rather than fruity personality. Smoky, meaty aromas lead to spice-accented plum and...
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Expression Pinot Noir 44 Roserock Vineyard 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - Supple and plush, offering plum, blackberry and spice flavors on a pillowy texture. Not heavy at all, with the flavors lingering easily...
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Fort Ross Pinot Noir 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2012 Pinot Noir Fort Ross Vineyard has notes of black raspberries, kirsch, baking spices, subtle earth and a hint of gravel-like...
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Foxen Pinot Noir John Sebastiano Vineyard 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - A powerful, brooding nose of black cardamom and crushed clove melds with pomegranate and cherry, resulting in an incredibly aromatic...
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Hamacher Pinot Noir 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Broad, expressive and light-footed, with sharp acidity cutting against ripe cherry and plum flavors, picking up savory notes on the...
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Hartford Court Pinot Noir Jennifer's 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Vivid ruby. Fresh dark berries and cherry-cola on the nose, with smoky spice and lavender notes adding complexity. Supple and broad on...

2012 Pinot Noir United States

Regularly described as being the grape varietal responsible for producing the world's most romantic wines, Pinot Noir has long been associated with elegance and a broad range of flavors The name means 'black pine' in French, and this is due to the fact that the fruit of this particular varietal is especially dark in color, and hangs in a conical shape, like that of a pine cone. Despite being grown today in almost every wine producing country, Pinot Noir is a notoriously difficult grape variety to cultivate. This is because it is especially susceptible to various forms of mold and mildew, and thrives best in steady, cooler climates. However, the quality of the fruit has ensured that wineries and vintners have persevered with the varietal, and new technologies and methods have overcome many of the problems it presents. Alongside this, the wide popularity and enthusiasm for this grape has ensured it will remain a firm favorite amongst wine drinkers for many years to come.

Of all the New World wine countries, perhaps the one which has demonstrated the most flair for producing high quality wines - using a combination of traditional and forward-thinking contemporary methods - has been the United States of America. For the past couple of centuries, the United States has set about transforming much of its suitable land into vast vineyards, capable of supporting a wide variety of world-class grape varietals which thrive on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coastlines. Of course, we immediately think of sun-drenched California in regards to American wines, with its enormous vineyards responsible for the New World's finest examples of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot based wines, but many other states have taken to viticulture in a big way, with impressive results. Oregon, Washington State and New York have all developed sophisticated and technologically advanced wine cultures of their own, and the output of U.S wineries is increasing each year as more and more people are converted to their produce.