Pinot Noir's groundswell across coastal California is wide and deep. And it seems far from cresting. The grape thrives amid one of the most extensive geographic spreads of any variety in the state, delivering delicious wines from Mendocino's Anderson Valley in the far north to the Sta. Rita Hills of Santa Barbara County on the south central coast. Pinot's ascendancy in the Golden State is reflective of its remarkable adaptability to a diversity of sites and its ability to express the characteristics of those sites as vintners have honed their skills in cultivating the grape.
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