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Industry Roundtable: Pinot Noir: Wine's Holy Grail

Three of California's greatest producers talk about working with a truly mercurial grape.
Jul 2008 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
p.c1 {text-align: justify} There is just something special about Pinot Noir. It's hard to grow, tricky to ferment, somewhat unstable around bacteria and tends to be lighter in color than most red varietals. Pinot Noir prefers being handled gently, and it does better without racking. Pinot Noir is capricious, resists consistency from one vintage to the next and changes wildly as it ages. But when it is done right, Pinot Noir exudes a subtle complexity that is unmatched by any other...
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