Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir used to make the great red wines of Burgundy, which are some of the most sought after in the world. Also an important constituent of Champagne. View our range.

It has been exported all over the world with varying results, but is having much success in New Zealand, especially in South Island. The Casablanca Valley in Chile makes increasingly good wines from Pinot Noir, and there some fine examples being produced in Tasmania. At best, this variety has pungency and delicacy with fine aromas. The finest wines benefit from ageing in oak and keep well. Called Pinot Nero in Italy, where it is not widely planted but can be found in the northern regions of Veneto, Friuli, and Trentino.

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