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By the Glass: Find finesse in pinot noir

  • NEW YORK TIMES

    A wine panel tasting of Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, in New York, Feb. 1, 2017. Pinot noirs from California’s Sonoma Coast can be quite good, but consumers may need to guess whether the wines truly come from near the Pacific.

California pinot noirs that garner high scores from the wine media these days are showy, flamboyant, dark-colored at the core, quite viscous, wonderfully lush, surprisingly opulent and often oak-laden. But someone who buys wines based on media scores and accolades could miss out on wines like that stunning pinot I tasted the other night. And that would be a shame. Read more

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