Experience four unique expressions of the same grape varietal, reflecting differences in terroir as well as winemaking philosophy. Compare the delicate finesse of France, the earthiness of Oregon, the dark complexity of Germany, and the fascinating collusion of old and new world winemaking in New Zealand.
Les Brebis Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon Elegant black currant and warm spice notes carry over the Willamette Valley’s distinctively smoky, mushroom-y terroir.
Gaspard Pinot Noir, Touraine, Loire Valley Bright notes of wild strawberry and currant jump out of the glass, giving way to undertones of rosemary and forest floor.
Messmer Pinot Noir, Pfalz, Germany (1L) There’s something sultry about this wine, from the rich, ripe red and purple berry flavors to the warm spice and incense-y overtones.
Vela Wines ‘Twelfth Night’ Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand Deep, lush and savory, with tart cherry and currant on the nose. That ripe core gives way to warm vanilla and cocoa notes, with subtle baking spices and a rich, earthy finish.