Pinot Noir

La Rochelle Winery in Livermore: Pinots in paradise

If you're in Livermore, I'd put La Rochelle high on your list of places to visit.

Parducci Pinot Noir, Mendocino 2007 $9.99 (84 pts.)

It may not be the best on its own, lacking a lot of character (one taster called it "flat").

2007 Parducci Pinot Noir, sustainable winery produces good Pinot

Parducci Wine Cellars are located in Ukiah, California, perhaps more recognizable as Mendocino County, a popular wine region located along the Pacific coast north of the San Francisco Bay Area.