McCall Pinot Noir 2012
McCall boasts the largest planting of Pinot Noir in Long Island, and while some believe the grape is too finicky to succeed there, the McCall family has proved the skeptics wrong. Minimal barrel aging keeps this wine light and appealing. With hints of black cherry and earth and a silky texture, it is a charming wine. We think of this as New York‚Äôs answer to the small-estate Bourgogne Rouge.
The nose has red and black berry aromas with a light smell of a forest. Beyond the plummy soft grape flavors, the McCall Pinot Noir has light flavors of tea. I also picked up a light earthiness and some minerals from the soils in this wine. When you are bored with most wines try this