Carneros connects the southern end of Napa Valley with the southern end of Sonoma Valley. It is an area of cool winds and almost daily cool fog. Carneros is the source of great pinot noir and chardonnay.
Every year, Costco has a new version of their Kirkland Carneros Pinot Noir. The dominant flavor to me of this pinot is ripe cherries. The wine contains 13.9% A.C. Other bloggers usually give this wine good reviews. I believe this is a quality wine for $9.99 but it is just not my style. The dominant ripe cherry taste does not appeal to me. I would be interested to hear what others think.
SC Wine Joe rating = 87