The cork was not cooperating with Stanley Hoffman, but then the wine was a 1976 Pinot Noir, so the bottle wasn't exactly a youngster. "I think I have one more bottle of this," Hoffman, 84, says as he coaxes the bottle open and pours two glasses.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 2004.
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