Seeking a Good Bottle of Wine in Monterey
Winery recommendations for a Good Bottle of Wine in Monterey County.
Just like our wines we are ranking wineries we’ve visited with our star system. When you see ✰++ you need to visit this winery, with a -✰, not so much. Ranked from best to least in descending order.
✰++ Hahn, Southern Salinas Valley, a favorite, good GSM, Pinot Noir, and beautiful view of the Salinas Valley. Have lunch here.
✰++ Talbott – Wonderful Pinot Noir here. In 2014 we tasted their wine again, and they continue to provide wonderful, savory wines.
✰+ Scheid, Southern Salinas Valley. Taste their Pinot Noir Clone 777 & 667
✰ Paraiso – Check out their Irie Zin
✰ Pessagno – Enjoyed their Zins and Syrah
✰ Boekenoogen Wines – Enjoyed their Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
✰ Heller Estate – Organic wines.
✰ Chateau Julien – Try their Black Nova II, a little on the high price point side.