Know Your Pinot In Five
A world full of pinotphile and immediate converts toasted Pinot Noir on its day of universal acknowledgement and we’re giving you five good reasons beyond International Pinot Noir Day
Pinot Noir is foremost a French noble grape that’s Burgundian by descent and challenging to grow and vinify by reputation – ask any viticulturist anywhere – and it is universally talked up and adored for standing out as most unique red wine that exudes a balance of delicate red fruit, light body and subtle tannin. This elegant wine is hard to turn out well in the best of times but the effort is lauded by high praise and several odes. Pinot Noir also has the distinction of evangelizing droves of red wine avoiders, making them believers and eventually devout red wine enthusiasts. And there’s good reason for us to gush over Pinot Noir and its assortment of acheivments as the world celebrated International Pinot Noir Day on August 18th. So without taking you down a Wikipedian road of general Pinot information, let’s stir your interest in the noble grape with with five bite sized nuggets of interesting fact and perspective.