13 Delectable California Pinot Noirs Up to 91 Points

New reviews of impressive Pinot Noirs from California's Napa, Sonoma and Carneros regions

13 Delectable California Pinot Noirs Up to 91 Points
The 162-acre Rochioli Vineyard is one of Sonoma's crown jewels and a Pinot Noir source for winery Gary Farrell. (Courtesy of Kim Carroll)
Jan 4, 2021

Pinot Noir is in a state of growth and flux in Northern California as wineries explore the grape's potential for high quality in the Golden State. This is on display in this week's selection of exciting Pinots from Napa, Sonoma and Carneros, which features a few of the category's top values.

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