The Pinot Grail
Issue: December 15, 2006
California's desire to capture the essence of Pinot Noir has existed since the earliest days of fine wine in the state. That desire has not always been gratified with success. Achieving the celestial quality of great red Burgundies has been maddeningly elusive.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2006.