If I Could Buy Only One – November 13th VINTAGES Release

We asked our writers, “If you could buy only one wine from this release, which one would it be and why?”


Calera Pinot Noir 2018

($39.95, Rogers & Company)
David Lawrason – Calera is an iconic California pinot from pioneer Josh Jensen, whose single vineyard estate bottlings from the Gavilan Mountains are now as rare as top Burgundy. This is not necessarily from estate vines, but captures the Calera cool climate ethos with generous cran-cherry fruit, florals and an essence of evergreen. The Calera Pinot Noir 2018 is medium weight, smooth yet energetic. It is plain delicious in its California way, but detailed and nuanced enough to appeal to fans of Burgundy.



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