10 Stellar West Coast Pinot Noirs for $30 or Less

New reviews of value reds from leading regions in California and Oregon, up to 92 points

10 Stellar West Coast Pinot Noirs for $30 or Less
Argyle's 137-acre Spirit Hill Vineyard in Eola-Amity Hills is the winery's largest, and is a key source for its Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. (Courtesy of Argyle Winery)
Jan 3, 2022

Pinot Noir requires pampering, which means it can cost a lot to make great Pinot Noir. That’s what makes this week’s selection of new releases so appealing. Their prices range from $14 to $30 per bottle, with scores from 87 to 92 on Wine Spectator’s 100-point scale.

Tasting Highlights' wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors' most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members.

Member-Only Content

Premium Subscription

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 400,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.

Start Free 30-day Trial

Already a member? Sign In

You Might Also Like

Celebrating the Original Super Tuscans

Celebrating the Original Super Tuscans

Antinori’s Tignanello, Brancaia’s Il Blu and San Felice’s Vigorello shine in a retrospectiv…

Sep 30, 2022
8 Delectable Rías Baixas Albariños Up to 91 Points

8 Delectable Rías Baixas Albariños Up to 91 Points

New reviews of impressive wines made from one of Spain's signature white grapes, most …

Aug 11, 2022
10 Diverse Sonoma Wines Up to 90 Points

10 Diverse Sonoma Wines Up to 90 Points

New reviews of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and more from leading …

Aug 8, 2022
8 Dazzling Sicilian Wines Up to 91 Points

8 Dazzling Sicilian Wines Up to 91 Points

Travel to Sicily with these new reviews of impressive white, rosé and red wines, most …

Aug 4, 2022
8 Stunning Napa Cabernets Up to 92 Points

8 Stunning Napa Cabernets Up to 92 Points

Explore the wonders of Napa Valley’s signature grape with these new reviews of 2019 …

Aug 1, 2022
8 Enticing New Zealand Wines Up to 92 Points

8 Enticing New Zealand Wines Up to 92 Points

New reviews of delicious white and sparkling wines, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay …

Jul 28, 2022