By Gary L Peters
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H t i , of course, gave its name to the tiny town in Sonoma County where the original Italian Swiss Colony winery was founded (and where wines under that label were made for decades). Good Barberas-a mainstay for wine drinkers in northern Italy-are usually tart and fruity, with at least a medium red color. The best California Barberas are typically made from blends of coastal grapes and grapes grown in the Great Central Valley. High natural acidity and substantial yields make Barbera attractive to grow in the warmest viticultural climates, where most plantings have occurred in recent years.
Carignane remains the leading grape in France in terms of acreage (though hardly quality) and is the true workhorse of French viticulture. Nevertheless, its acreage has declined considerably in recent years. In Alnerica (again, mainly in California), Carignane is something of a latecomer compared to Petite Sirah, having arrived only after Prohibidon ended in 1933. Carignane is a moderate-sized grape, black in color, that grows in medium-sized clusters. Its main appeal is prodigious yields, not high quality; in cooler climates it yields perhaps five to eight tons per acre, though in the warmer regions it may yield up to twelve or thirteen tons per acre.
For even reasonable success, it requires near perfection of go-rvxngconditions. Even at its very best, away from tlurpndy m e seldom finds the jyotls feel ~1x1the tonkwe of satin, silk, and velvet. M A J O R ULIVARS IBt AMERICAN V I N E Y A R D S TODAY 3r PfXGi214 LAKES Pinot Noir vines are considered weak and delicate; they are also miserly producers, with well-pruned vineyards often yielding less than one ton per acre. They reach optimum quality and flavor in the coolest viti~vlturalregions, and even there, only in selected sites.