Monday, March 21, 2011

Three Knights Pinot Noir (Los Carneros) 2009 review by (PB)

Another Trader Joe's wine, this Pinot is light in color with some surprisingly big Pinot aromas. Strawberry fruit with a touch of "stink" and a breeze of milk chocolate powder.

Palate--Again--surprisingly varietal flavors of strawberry and lingering fruit on a foundation that has some character and a smoky finish.

Fred Franzia (think--Franzia wines)made the statement once that "No wine is worth more than $10." He now heads up the gigantic Bronco Wines Co. and backs his philosophy of non-pretension with this quality value Pinot for $7. Carneros Pinots will easily run you $23 on up. This is a great value so raise a glass!

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