Decanter experts give their verdict, tasting notes and drinking windows on Pinot Noir wines from the Californian 2009 vintage.

Highly drinkable yet in many cases ageworthy, the lauded 2009 California Pinot Noirs benefted from a mild winter and a cool summer – perfect for this temperamental grape. See Linda Murphy’s pick of the best Californian Pinot Noirs here…

Californian Pinot Noir 2009, Calera Central Coast

Calera, Central Coast

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Points 93
Californian Pinot Noir 2009, Sebastiani Sonoma Coast

Sebastiani, Sonoma Coast

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Points 88
Californian Pinot Noir 2009, Littorai Sonoma Coast

Littorai, Sonoma Coast

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Points 95
Californian Pinot Noir 2009, La Follette

La Follette, Sonoma Coast

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Points 90