Wine of the Week
Stoller 2021 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
January 12, 2023
The entry-level Pinot from Stoller is as good or better than many of the top Pinots of 25 years ago. That's a measure of state-wide progress as well as a reflection of the many good grape sources available to Stoller. This is full-bodied and forward, offering a generous mix of marionberries, raspberries, and cherries. It's buttressed with ample acids and ripe tannins and finished with a screwcap, which keeps it fresh longer and makes it easy to grab a glass and reseal it quickly.
Note that this is the Willamette Valley bottle, as clearly indicated on the label. This inexpensive wine should...