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Pinot Noir

Species: Vitis Vinifera
Parentage: Unknown
Aliases: Blauburgunder, Spatburgunder, Rulanske modre
Grape Color: Black
Regions:  Chiefly associated with France’s Burgundy region. Also prevalent in Champagne, France; California; New Zealand


“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Vanity Fair, once described of Pinot Noir. Also christening it as a fickle mistress, a minx, and as sex in a glass, wine critics have had no hesitation in oft comparing Pinot Noir to a woman.

With many qualities lending themselves to this parallel, the best is likely that the Pinor Noir grape is difficult. Difficult to cultivate. Difficult to transform into wine. Difficult to pinpoint in taste.

The Pinot Noir grape is grown in tightly clustered dark purple, pine-cone shaped bunches, the resemblance from which it gets its name. Considered to produce the finest wines in the world, its fame as a Noble grape goes hand in hand Read more »

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Popular Regions for Pinot Noir View all

  • France

    Perhaps no country evokes such strong associations with fine wine as does France. Its reputatio...

  • California

    Viticulture in California began in the 1700s as Spanish missionaries worked their way north fro...

  • Napa

      There is some debate over how this famous wine region got its name. Spanish settlers named...

  • USA

    "American Wine" has existed since the first Europeans brought their vinous heritage and tradition...

  • New Zealand

    The history of New Zealand wine-making dates back to the 1800s when settlers planted vines and ...

  • Gevrey Chambertin

      Gevrey-Chambertin is a village in Burgundy’s Cote de Nuits, the northern section of the Co...

  • Côte de Nuits

      The Cote des Nuits is the northern section of Burgundy’s Cote d’Or. Most of its Grands Cru...

  • Sonoma County

      Wine-making in Sonoma, California began in 1812 when Russian colonists planted grapes at F...

  • Côte de Beaune

      The Cote de Beaune is the southern section of the Cote d’Or, in Burgundy. Most of its Gran...

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  • Lamothe

    We had this wine while in the Bahamas and loved it. Would like to know where we can purchase it...

  • Château De Seguin

    Château de Seguin in Bordeaux is part of the CHRIS-WINE Group. An indenpendent and family owned w...

  • Château Timberlay

    Château Timberlay (appellation Bordeaux Supérieur) is located in Saint-Andre-de-Cubzac. It symbol...

  • Cordier

    United since the merger of two century-old trading houses, Cordier and Mestrezat.The Cordier Mest...

  • Arrogant Frog

    Arrogant Frog was born in the Herault Valley in Languedoc in the south of France, near the Medite...

  • Albert Boxler

    Albert Boxler is a 300-year-old family winery in the small town of Niedermorschwihr. The domaine ...

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Pinot Noir on Snooth

  • You seem to like the pinot noir from this winery quite well. Would be interesting to hear more about their history with that varietal, as well as PN's experience as a whole in Oz! Don't hear so much about it, across such a large continent, except maybe down in Tasmania. NZ steals the show, as far as the world's knowledge of antipodean PN... Read More

    Forum post in the topic TarraWarra Estate, Yarra...


  • Rochford Winery hosts the biggest annual concert event in the Yarra Valley, A ... Drink now. 88-89.Rochford Pinot Noir 2013, Yarra Valley$36 at cellar door. This spent 12 months in oak. Clear, medium+ ruby colour. Youthful aromas of rose scented talc, red cherry and slices of dried mandarin peel. A medium-bodied wine with high acidity and youn... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Rochford Winery, Yarra...


  • An Australian leaf from LVMH’s portfolio, the little brother of Moet ... ... A blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the reserve wines are stored in a combination of large oak barrels, barriques and stainless steel. Produced byméthode traditionelle, the secondary fermentation occurs in the bottle then transferred into a larger tank for additiona... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Domaine Chandon, Yarra...


  • Hi everyone, after another long bout of absence, back posting a couple of ... ... of the fine Chardonnay and Pinot Noir producers from the Yarra Valley, located in a sheltered pocket of the valley floor. One of the dwindling number of original family-owned wineries in VIC.US distributor is The Wine Angel. *I have no financial interests in the ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic TarraWarra Estate, Yarra...


  • Schug Carneros Pinot Noir 2010

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    Bright, fruity, cherry nose with an overall light and sweet taste with some acid. Great as a drinking wine or served with a spicier dish - worked great with a tikka masala. Acidic enough to handle some spice and evens out flavors. Would drink again! Read More

    Wine review by laebrown


  • A To Z Pinot Noir Oregon 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by Nbrown04


  • On the 19th of September I was serving wine again at the Crystal City 'Wine ... selected a Willamette Valley Pinot Noir from the wine list but they were out of that selection, so we went ahead with a white wine - and I finally got my chance to try a Cakebread Cellars wine.  We chose the 2012 Chardonnay (at about $62 a bottle) and we all enjoyed... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Trivento Pinot Noir Reserve 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by smuratore


  • Macmurray Ranch Pinot Noir Winemaker S Block 2008

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    Shared with our wine buddies The Gilmores. Very, very classy and paired well with Mary's close to brilliant stuffed flank steak. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Hey Snooth community. I've visited this site a few times over the years and ... ... wines are pinot grigio, pinot noir, California Rhone-style (GSM) blends, spanish rose's and blends, Mosel region whites, and big-bodied cabs. Looking forward to chatting with you all! -DNa Read More

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