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9 Coastal California Pinot Noirs

New reviews of delicious reds from Sonoma, Santa Barbara, Mendocino and beyond
Lincourt makes Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from various estate vineyards in Sta. Rita Hills.
Brent Winebrenner
Lincourt makes Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from various estate vineyards in Sta. Rita Hills.
Kim Marcus
Posted: January 14, 2019


Pinot Noir grows best in California in districts near the Pacific Coast, from Sonoma in the north to Santa Barbara in the south. Today's selection is a solid representation of these coastal styles of Pinot, including five wines rated 90 points or higher. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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