Where Clos Du Val Went Wrong
Issue: July 31, 1996
July 31, 1996 Where Clos Du Val Went Wrong By James Laube When Frenchman Bernard Portet arrived in Napa Valley in 1970, he brought with him a fresh perspective on wine. A native of Cognac, Portet grew up with wine as part of daily life.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 1996.