The floral, deliciously pure red Sancerre out of France's Loire Valley is 100 percent pinot noir. With its modest tannins, you can drink it cool (coldness brings out tannins). It manages to be both complex and gulpable. [$26; gordonswine.com]
Credit: Photograph by Michael Pirrocco
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