The Magazine

Current Issue: 2019 California Pinot Noir

Sep 30, 2022

California Pinot Noir has been on an upward trajectory for over a decade, but the benchmark 2019 vintage raises the bar to unprecedented heights. Prominent wineries have worked to fine-tune the state’s established AVAs, while a younger generation has helped carve out new ones, driving a proliferation of single-vineyard bottlings that highlight the state’s diverse terroirs

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