Over the past two decades, Monterey County has become synonymous with Pinot Noir. This well-balanced version is supple and smooth, displaying black raspberry, cherry, mushroom and soy flavors on the palate. Enjoy it alongside Asian-inspired dishes for a superlative pairing.
Monterey, Central Coast, California, United States
Robert Parker, the world's most famous wine critic, was originally a lawyer. He discovered wine in college, while dating his now wife, who studied abroad in France. Parker's critcial writing style was inspired by consumer advocate Ralph Nader.