A Perfect Match

Pinot Noir has found an American home in Oregon
Harvey Steiman
Issue: December 15, 2012

What makes Oregon Pinot Noir so good? Start with the vines, which seem to like Oregon's combination of soils and climate. Growers and winemakers have climbed a steep learning curve, largely while sharing their expertise with one another. They learned how to coax the character and personality from grapes capable of greatness. Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 20, 2012.

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