Pinot Blanc

 

Name of varietal: Pinot Blanc
 
Common synonyms: Weissburgunder, Klevner, Feher Burgundi, Pinot Bianco, Rulandske Bile, Rulandske biele, Blanc Vrai
 
Parentage of the grape: genetic mutation of Pinot Noir
 
History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some sources as far back as the 1st century. For a long time, little distinction was made between it and Chardonnay, however a number of vintners who knew what they were doing began producing it as a varietal release. It eventually came to prominence in the Alsace region, where it is one of the four most common grapes grown there. It made its way across Europe and to other parts of the world from there and is now a popular grape in cooler climate regions where it is most able to thrive. 
 
Characteristics of the grape: light to medium-bodied, acidic, grapefruit rind, peach, apricot, canteloupe, honeysuckle, white pepper
 
Regions where Read more »

View More

Popular Pinot Blanc wines

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

Page 120 of 185

Pinot Blanc on Snooth

  • Pinot Noir Spätlese Sélection Pierre 2008

    Snoothrank:

    Diese fruchtige Spätlese zeigt ausdrucksvolle Noten des Hallauer Terroirs: Die tonhaltigen Kalkböden bringen komplexe, vollmundige, aber trotzdem samtige Pinot Noirs hervor. Spät nach der Haupternte von Hand gelesen, profitierten die gesunden Trauben noch von den letzten Sonnenstrahlen des herrlichen Herbstwetters, bevor sie schonend vinifiziert... Read More

    Wine review by fontigirl


  • Pinot Noir Spätlese Sélection Pierre Weinkellerei Rahm Hallau 2008

    Snoothrank:

    Diese fruchtige Spätlese zeigt ausdrucksvolle Noten des Hallauer Terroirs: Die tonhaltigen Kalkböden bringen komplexe, vollmundige, aber trotzdem samtige Pinot Noirs hervor. Spät nach der Haupternte von Hand gelesen, profitierten die gesunden Trauben noch von den letzten Sonnenstrahlen des herrlichen Herbstwetters, bevor sie schonend vinifiziert... Read More

    Wine review by fontigirl


  • When we last left off, we had completed a loop of northeastern Sonoma, leaving a lot of unexplored country out there! Today’s trip will lead us out of Santa Rosa heading to the west, right smack dab through the famous Russian River Valley!Any visit to Sonoma wouldn’t be complete without a look at some of the truly iconic regions, and the Russian... Read More

    From the article Riding Out of Santa Rosa


  • Elena Walch Pinot Bianco Alto Adige Südtirol 2007

    Snoothrank:

    Steely and crisp citrus aromas. Lightly flavored of lime and melon. Short finish. Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • Elena Walch Pinot Bianco Alto Adige Südtirol 2007

    Snoothrank:

    Warm breads, mushrooms and a slight brininess on the nose initially surprised me. But won me over with the light smooth and buttery flavor. Read More

    Wine review by iconsam


  • Elena Walch Pinot Bianco Alto Adige Südtirol 2007

    Snoothrank:

    Pear, lemon and grassy taste. Tasted a light acidity that was very crisp Read More

    Wine review by nvansicklen


  • Zind-Humbrecht Pinot Blanc Blend Alsace Aoc Pinot d'Alsace 2008

    Snoothrank:

    Clean, elegant, well-balanced and integrated. Nose of wet metal, slight waxy yellow floral, faint orange-lemon. In the mouth tropical fruit mixed with metal, minerals, citrus (orange, lemon?). Finished with a strong bitter-sweet patina embedded in the glycerin sheen, mostly at the front of the mouth. Body medium, acid medium, Dryish with pseudos... Read More

    Wine review by dynowine


  • Elena Walch Pinot Bianco Alto Adige Südtirol 2007

    Snoothrank:

    Mushrooms and briny oysters on the nose - mercaptans. Much more flavorful in the mouth, with bay leaf and pear flavors. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


  • Elena Walch Pinot Bianco Alto Adige Südtirol 2007

    Snoothrank:

    Med straw, light to med body, rich, lanoliny, a bit of grandma's soap. Biting acidity, melon. Read More

    Wine review by samantha gaw


  • What is your favorite wine? By any parameters you choose, what is your ultimate favorite? Read More

    Forum post in the topic Favorite Wine


prev 1 ...  118 119 120 121 122  ...  185 next




Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Pinot Blanc Top Lists


Recent Forum PostsView all


Pinot Blanc wine ratings and reviews





Snooth Media Network