What is Pinot Noir?
Pinot Noir wines are translucent, very pale in colour, and have subtle flavours. The grape is susceptable to disease making it very prone to mutations and a making it a difficult grape to grow compared to other varietals. The top 5 producers of Pinot Noir are: France, USA, Germany, New Zealand, and Italy.
Primary flavours of cherry, cranberry, and raspberry are present. In addition, clove, vanilla, licorice, tobacco, caramel, and cola can be tasted in the wine. The tannins are medium-low with the acidity being medium-high. Serve at 17ºC.