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The best Pinot Noirs for under 15 euros

Pinot Noir - a magic word for experts, connoisseurs and die-hard wine lovers, as it is considered by experts to be the noblest and finest red wine variety in the world. Falstaff presents five wines for little money.

2019 "Molassefels" Pinot Noir dry - 92 Falstaff points
Landweingut Brenneisen, Baden, Germany

Multi-layered aroma with ripe dark berries, blackberries, black cherries, balsamic spice, some black pepper. On softly starting background develops amazing tannic impression, density and mineral tension, well interwoven acidity. A lot of Pinot!

ca. 12 Euro

2021 "Slate" Pinot Noir dry - 92 Falstaff points
Winery Marc Josten, Ahr, Germany

Complex aroma, blackberries, raspberries, cloves and dark cherries. On the palate juicy, fresh and at the same time elegant, fine tannin, well integrated, lively acidity, cherry fruit, great minerality, delicate, elegant body, very attractive finish.

ca. 13 Euro

Pinot Noir 2020 - 92 Falstaff points
Schützenhof Winery, Eisenberg, Austria

Strong crimson garnet, violet reflections, broader ochre rim lightening. Intense herbal spice, hints of soy, dark wild berries, subtle balsamic nuances. Medium-bodied, red berry, present, well-integrated tannins, delicately nutty, mineral on the finish, fine umami touch on the finish, a versatile food wine.

ca. 12 Euro

2018 Pinot Noir dry - 91 Falstaff points
Winery Friedrich Becker, Palatinate, Germany

Almost cool fragrance with aromas of raspberry, wild strawberry, cherry, hibiscus, cloves and wild herbs. Tobacco leaf is also added to the palate, juicy ripe tannin, dense structure, well-integrated acidity and attractive finish. Now to the point!

ca. 14,50 Euro

2019 Albsheim Benn Pinot Noir dry - 91 Falstaff points
Winery ECHTER.Wein, Palatinate, Germany

Red cherry and white nougat on the nose, plus raspberry, some bay leaf and juniper, subtle wood spice. Smooth and elegant palate attack with well woven fine acidity, tannins are fine grained, high quality, power, vigor and alcohol well integrated.

ca. 12 Euro

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