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  • Alder Yarrow
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  • Alder Yarrow
20 Dec 2011

'Mildew, botrytis (pictured, by Koolbe), blue mould, green mould, you name it, it was everywhere. This is the most difficult vintage I've ever been a part of', said winemaker Sam Spencer, summing up his point of view on the 2011 vintage in Napa and Sonoma. Spencer's role at one of California's most well known négociants, Cameron Hughes Wine,…