As I’ve mentioned before, my favorite opportunity buys are shiners – bottles of wine that have no label on them. Some folks just happen to have a little extra in their cellars, and I’m more than happy to scoop them up when available!
Lot 581 is a single vineyard designate wine from a boutique winery in the heart of the Russian River Valley. This is a classically styled Pinot Noir on the richer side of the Pinot spectrum - 2013 was a fairly substantial vintage for power and finesse, and both are on display here. With three years bottle aging already done for you, the only cellaring needed is a week to let the wine recover from its journey and you're good to go! Usually only sold in the producing winery's tasting room for $48, available here for only $22! Only 150 cases available!