Monday, December 10, 2012
Quietly included in a Wine Spectator article highlighting 14 Outstanding Wines from Santa Barbara was an epic value in California Pinot Noir. They rated the 2011 Belle Glos Meiomi Pinot Noir a whopping 92 points. With a release price of $22 and massive 92,000 case production this wine is widely available and often nicely discounted. It's not hard at all to find this wine for $16.
Past ratings from Wine Spectator for this wine:
- 2011: 92
- 2010: 88
- 2009: 87
- 2008: 87
- 2011: 87.7
- 2010: 88.8
- 2009: 88.3
- 2008: 88.5
- 2011: 91
- 2010: 91
- 2009: 89
- 2008: 92
If you've had and enjoyed prior vintages of this wine, buy more of this one to qualify for mixed case discounts/reduce per bottle shipping costs. If you haven't tried it before, and you like luscious, fruit forward, California reds definitely give it a try. It's consistently delivered and then some across a number of bottles.
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Question of the Day: Have you had the 2011 Meiomi yet? If so, what did you think?