Tag: Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir
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Pinot Noir

(Pinot noir caresses the tongue like no other) Pinot noir is the indigenous red grape of Burgundy and has been responsible for the worldwide fame of the specie. Romans already knew about pinot noir’s delicacy and planted it in Burgundy and as far north as Champagne. But the good monks […]

New Zealand Pinot Noir II.
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New Zealand Pinot Noir II.

Most wine enthusiasts associate New Zealand with sauvignon blanc through which the country made its reputation. Recently the industry decided to concentrate on pinot noir, and soon, this fickle grape’s plantings will supercede that of chardonnay, presently the second most popular grape. New Zeeland’s south island enjoys a cool climate […]

Oregon's Burgundian Knot.
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Oregon's Burgundian Knot.

More Oregon wineries than ever are producing fine Pinot Noirs, but most of the production is in miniscule to small lots. This makes it difficult to find outstanding wines outside of the region, let alone in export markets. Just to give you an example – Domaine Drouhin makes approximately 9000 […]

Chicken in Pinot Noir.
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Chicken in Pinot Noir.

CHICKEN IN PINOT NOIR YIELD 4 PORTIONS 1 3LBS CHICKEN, QUARTERED SALT AND FRESHLY GROUND PEPPER TO TASTE 1 TBSP BUTTER ( a ) 2 ONIONS,  MINCED 2 SPRIGS CHERVIL 2 CLOVES  OF GARLIC MINCED 2 BOTTLES OF PINOT NOIR 8 PEARL ONIONS 1 BAY LEAF 2 SPRIGS CHERVIL 1 […]

Oregon – Pinot Noir Country.
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Oregon – Pinot Noir Country.

Most wine enthusiasts are familiar with Oregon’s Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, but how many know that this Pacific Rim state produces more hazelnuts (filberts) than any country in the world? Hazelnuts like cool climates, as do pinot family grapes. Oregon located on the same latitude (45º N) as Burgundy, […]

New Zealand Pinot Noir.
Wine

New Zealand Pinot Noir.

New Zealand New Zealand, a country composed of two main islands and many small ones, is narrow, and stretches from latitude south to south. The further south you go, the cooler it gets, and although the country was put on the world viticultural map by sauvignon blanc, now other grape […]

Pinot Noir.
Wine

Pinot Noir.

Pinot Noir The true pinot noir is one of the unmitigated joys of the experienced taster… it has a distinct penetrating taste… a definite silky texture… among the dearest wines known, possessing a smoothness which by comparison makes some of the other great red wines of the world rough… wines […]