Polls

California Pinot Noir Terroir

September 11, 2013

Pinot Noir is known for transmitting the unique qualities of the site in which it's grown. California has a diverse range of cool-climate terroirs perfect for Pinot, producing wines that range from dark and rich to light and elegant. (Find out which regions fared best in California's challenging 2011 vintage in our annual tasting report, in the Oct. 15 issue, and learn more about California's Pinot appellations in this video with producer Dan Kosta.)

In California, which region is your favorite for Pinot Noir?

Carneros

Mendocino

Monterey (Santa Lucia Highlands)

Santa Barbara (Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, Sta. Rita Hills)

Sonoma

Other

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Free Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences

Classifieds

The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories