Pinot Noir

Definition

Wine

  • a highly regarded red grape variety in the Pinot family that dominates the vineyards of the Burgundy region of France, where it is used to produce some of the best red wines in the country. It is one of the oldest grape varieties cultivated and is best suited to cool climates, such as that of Burgundy; it is difficult to grow in other areas and countries. It is one of the three varieties of grape used to produce sparkling white wine in the Champagne region of France and is grown in parts of Australia, New Zealand, US, and in Germany.
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