There are hundreds of makers of Pinot Noir in California today, from Santa Barbara to Mendocino. But Sonoma remains the mother lode for this varietal in the Golden State, producing excellent wines, in diverse styles, from vineyards across the region. Wine Spectator's James Laube spotlights 20 wineries excelling with this challenging grape.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 20, 2011.
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