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Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir
(Black Pinot) is very popular in Burgundy. It is an admirable red grape-variety. We owe it the Big Bourgogne ... and Champagne wines. In Champagne it is associated to Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier!

The grapes of Pinot Noir are tiny and very tight around the stem. The juice is sweet uncolored. It is the colored component of the skin which dissolving in contact with the juice gives the wine its glistening colour. It brings summer fruit aromas.

Pinot Noir comes in the composition of Jura and Alsace wines as well as in rosé de Sancerre.

Pinot Noir cluster looks like a pine cone, from which it gets its name!

Aromas : cherry, blackcurrant, licorice

French wines : Vosne Romanée, Clos Vougeot, Pommard, etc

Other Red grapes : Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon - Carignan - Cinsault - Gamay - Grenache - Merlot - Mourvedre - Syrah - White Grapes













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