A lighter shade of Pinot?
Wells Guthrie of Copain contacted me after having read Pinotphilia and other afflictions . He had steadily established a reputation as a maker of pretty full-on Pinots since he began in 1996 but has recently changed his style. I finally met him properly (having come across him by chance briefly in Spruce restaurant in San Francisco) at last weekend's IPNC Pinot Noir tasting in Oregon. I had a similar conversation with Ehren Jordan of Failla, who continues to make massive Zinfandels for Turley Wine Cellars but is making increasingly delicate California Pinots, notably from Sonoma Coast vineyards. ...
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