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Magazine Archives: Sept. 15, 2003

In Pursuit of Pinot Noir

For decades, American vintners have struggled to capture the essence of Burgundy's capricious grape; today, success is at hand
Harvey Steiman
Issue: September 15, 2003


Out on the frontier of Pinot Noir, John Wetlaufer pulls a few early spring suckers off stubby, Burgundy-style vines in the 18-acre vineyard where he and his wife, renowned winemaker Helen Turley, grow the grapes for their Marcassin Pinot Noir.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 2003.

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