In 2011, many producers of California Rhône-style wines were dealt the roughest growing season in a decade, with cool, damp weather. Despite the vintage's difficulties, James Laube found successes in each of the state's key regions (see the tasting report in the March 31 issue of Wine Spectator) particularly for those who enjoy wines of finesse and restraint.
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