Parducci Pinot Noir

84 Parducci Pinot Noir, Mendocino 2007. Here is a young Pinot worth checking out. Available at your local Trader Joe’s for $9.99 it represents a fair deal. It does lack complexity, meaning we found that it had a simple, consistent flavor throughout tasting. Not a bad thing necessarily, but it’s definitely not a full-bodied steak kind of wine. It may not be the best on its own, lacking a lot of character (one taster called it “flat”). But it would pair well with buttery sea food (sea bass, for example, with a butter sauce) or chicken dishes.. $9.99 — CS. Read the full review.