Pinot Noir – Burgundy wine with a diversity of style
Pinot Noir is original form Burgundy. It belongs to the remium grapes and yields some of the famous red wines in the world. Usually the grape yields ruby-red, soft and velvety red wines with summerly fruit aromas. Through the ripening in oak barrels the wine develops creamy nuances of vanilla. Older Pinot Noirs can develop truffle aromas.
Pinot Noir wine around the world
Pinot Noir covers about 62 000 hectar of wine growing area. The biggest part lies in the land of origin France. But also the so called New World has discovered this noble grape and increasingly produces top quality from it. Winegrowers in Chile, Australia, the USA and of course South Africa plant Pinot Noir with much success. Generally speaking the Pinot Noir wine from the New World are much more stable than their Rench counterparts, due to the stable climatic conditions.
Pinot Noir from South Africa
The variety Pinot Noir covers 530 hectares wine growing area in South Africa currently. The grape is that popular that it is part of the national grape Pinotage. It was developed in the beginning of the twentieth centure throug a mixture with Cinsaut. Many wine lovers discover Pinot Noir at a wine tasting in their South Africa holiday. In our Online Shop we offer a large choice of Pinot Noir from South Africa that is easily to order. In this way you can bring some of the South African flair to your home.