What is it that makes Pinot Noir so special? The protagonist in the film Sideways, is asked the same question.
Many wine drinkers have a fascination with Pinot Noir - and with good reason. When good, it manages to capture the seemingly contradictory combination of finesse and power. Ethereal is a word often used by devotees, as are smooth, silky and sensual. Its fragrance, elegance and delicacy in no way diminish its ability to be bold, structured and assertive though. It can be complex, de