My wife and I enjoyed a bottle of this at the Fire and Vine (757) in Va beach and we loved every last drop. True to form, pinot pairs well with seafood (I had shrimp and grits). The wine is very silky in the mouth, not overbearing, with a smooth finish. Altogether a wonderful bottle... and the Fire and Vine is a great place too!! Good job Big Fire!!
Big Fire; Big Taste
An extraordinary wine from first to last sip. Excellent with steak or salmon. One more fantastic wine from McMinnville, OR. The price is right, too.
Perfect for all red wine drinkers
This Pinot Noir is sure to please all red wine drinkers. It is delicate and light enough for those who prefer a lighter, fruiter red wine yet has enough body to delight even the heaviest Cabernet drinker. Matches well with steak-cut seafood such as Mahi and Salmon as well as Filet Mignon and sauces containing balsamic vinegar.
Nice berry fruit and finish....not blended with Cabs like Cali wines....I really like the screw off cap....
After the first sip, Big Fire was a definite keeper! This Pinot has a great fruity taste with a real pow! at the end. We enjoyed it with filet mignon and a balsamic asparagus side.
The 2007 is drinkable, but high in tannins evident from the first taste. I'm going to wait a few days and approach this again to see if it mellows out a bit.
Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and... Read More »
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