Chime Willamette Valley and Erath Pinot Noirs

Chime Willamette Valley and Erath Pinot Noirs

Chime Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, 2007

Chime Willamette Valley Pinot NoirsPrice: Retails for around $13.00

Impressions: Bing cherries, followed by a trace of tea leaves and tart strawberries in the mouth. This pinot is silky smooth and well balanced. A really nice wine at a fantastic price.

Score: 18/20

Erath Pinot Noir, Oregon, 2009

Erath Pinot Noir, OregonPrice: Retails for $19.00, although I’ve often seen this priced in the $14.00-17.00 range.

Impressions: Earthy aroma with infusion of cranberry. Ripe red apple in the mouth. Oak really comes out on the finish.

Score: 16/20

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