Delicate Delights

2010 proves a landmark vintage for balanced and flavorful Oregon Pinot Noir
Harvey Steiman
Issue: February 28, 2013

Pinot Noir is supposed to be a finicky grape, capable of being knocked off track by the smallest blips of climatic challenge. Yet Oregon's most recent run of vintages belies that generalization, having faced conditions that ranged from cool and wet to unexpectedly warm and dry. Despite these variations, the best producers bottled beautiful wines from the state's most widely planted grape. Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 29, 2013.

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