Montinore Red Cap Pinot Noir 2018 750ml
SKU: 10094

Montinore Red Cap Pinot Noir 2018

  • ws90
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Save $4.03 (18%)

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Category Red Wine
Region United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Brand Montinore
Alcohol/vol 13.9%
A consistently well-crafted Pinot Noir at a great price point, the 2018 vintage of the "Red Cap" is no exception. The favorable growing season offered lovely fruit and resulted in wine with classically Oregon aromas and flavors. Wafts of wet earth, blackberry jam, dark plum and a hint of vanilla swirl forth from this garnet-hued beauty. A mouthful of black cherry, loganberry, pomegranate, and a touch of smokiness linger endlessly on a nicely structured foundation of sturdy tannin and judicious acidity. Definitely age-worthy, but ready to drink now. This Pinot Noir offers so much and the quality belies its price point. This versatile Pinot Noir is extremely approachable with notes of cherries, berries and baking spices. A great bottle to grab for a picnic, barbecue, or for sipping while you're cooking dinner. Pinot is meant to enjoy with food and the possibilities are endless, from salmon, to lamb, from mushroom burgers to charcuterie. It's a smooth, every day wine that dresses up even the drabbest Monday.
Wine Spectator
  • ws90

Plump, with easygoing raspberry and black cherry flavors, accented by brooding cinnamon and orange-tinged tea notes. Finishes with lively tannins. Drink now through 2025. 25,400 cases made.

June 30, 2020
Wine Enthusiast
  • we87

The light and pretty red fruits-principally cranberry and raspberry-are faintly earthy. They run hard up against drying tannins, but the finish resolves pleasantly with highlights of seashells and minerals.

October 1, 2020