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Truly angelic
21 Aug 2013 by Jancis Robinson
I had the most delicious sweet wine the other day. It came from the ancient half-bottle, pictured in my usual amateur, Michael Middleton manner (so beautiful I cannot bear to throw it out), and was made in the most unlikely place, in the new Sta Rita Hills AVA in southern California, where some of the Central Coast's finest Pinot Noir is grown. But this wine, described here , has nothing to do with Pinot Noir and tastes like nothing else I can think of. I asked the winemaker/proprietor of Gypsy Canyon, Deborah Hall, to explain more: 'We bought our country place in 1994. The low lands had been dry farmed for lima beans while...

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