2015 Westmount Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

Just ran into this one in the nick of time to still get the healthy
Costco sale price of $10.99, off the standard price of $15.99. Then I rushed to taste it so I could get
something out to you right away. The
sale price ends this Sunday (7/7).

2015 Westmount Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

The wine turned out to be pretty good, but not great in my
opinion, so all that haste might not be worth it. This is fairly priced at $10.99, but I wouldn’t
go much more than that. The first 2/3
was great, but I found the finish a little disjointed. Other readers may disagree, so please feel
free to share your opinion in the comments below.

This wine pours light, see through ruby in the glass; it has
an inviting nose that is floral, earthy and peppery. In the mouth, vibrant flavors of wild
strawberry, spicy black cherry and a touch of Dr Pepper. So we’re looking good up until this point.

But the finish left me hoping for more with the wine just
not coming together as much as I hoped. I
gave the wine some extra air, and it improved slightly, but it never quite came
to a place where I’d recommend it.

2015 Westmount Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

I love Willamette Valley Pinot so was excited to see the steep discount on a producer we’ve never reviewed. I almost stocked up but now I’m glad I didn’t.  For $10 (regular Costco price), I’d opt for the Firesteed Pinot if you still find that one near you.  It’s delicious, a solid pick for summer drinking and you don’t have to run to Costco over a holiday weekend to snag a sale price.

CoscoWineBlog.com Rating: 86 points

Costco item number: 1336755

Purchased at Costco in: Atlanta, GA

Alc. 13.8%

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