California Pinot Noirs Tops In AWS Tasting Project

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Published: 01/15/2013

PORTLAND, Ore. — The American Wine Society recently announced the results of its annual National Tasting Project at its national conference here.

California Pinot Noirs proved the favorites in the coast-to-coast blind tastings involving more than 1,400 AWS members who evaluated a selection of 14 Pinot Noirs representing a range of styles, price points and regions from around the world. The top performing wine was Twomey by Silver Oak 2009 Russian River Valley, followed by Belle Glos 2010 “Meiomi,” Decoy 2010 Sonoma County and Deloach 2009 Central Coast.