18 top Californian Pinot Noirs

Stephen Brook give his verdict, tasting notes and drinking windows on Pinot Noirs wines from California.

From an auspicious start in the 1970s, Californian winemakers learned from the Burgundy masters and fine-tuned their style. Price and availability outside of the US is an issue, but many are well worth seeking out. See Stephen Brook’s top 18 Californian Pinot Noirs as featured in Decanter’s California 2013 guide here…

Hanzell, Sonoma 2008

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Flowers, Sonoma Coast 2010

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Goldeneye, Anderson Valley 2010

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Schug, Carneros 2009

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Hahn (multi region) 2011

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Mondavi, Reserve, Carneros 2010

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