12 Affordable U.S. Pinot Noirs Up to 90 Points

New reviews of impressive Pinot Noirs from California, Oregon and New York, all priced $35 or less

12 Affordable U.S. Pinot Noirs Up to 90 Points
King Estate uses grapes from its 465 acres in southern Willamette Valley to make noteworthy Pinot Noirs. (Courtesy of Taylor King)
May 10, 2021

Buying and collecting Pinot Noir can sometimes be frustratingly expensive. But this week’s selection shows that this doesn’t have to be the case. All of these wines are priced under $36, and many are made in sizable volumes, which means they're easier to find. These reds offer plenty of diversity as well, coming from noteworthy appellations throughout California, Oregon and New York.

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