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An Elegant Year for California Pinot Noir

2005 shows the varietal's subtler side
James Laube
Issue: September 30, 2007

California's 2005 Pinot Noir crop is impressive for the number of stylish and outstanding wines it delivers. The new vintage showcases the grape's sleeker, more elegant and understated side, representing a mild yet significant departure in style from previous years.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 16, 2007.

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