Pinot Noir is the red grape of France's famous Burgundy region and specifically the Cote d'Or where the most famous red Burgundy is produced. It is said that Pinot Noir grapes have grown in this area for over 2,000 years. Burgundy produces, arguably, the best Pinot Noir in the world. Pinot Noir is also grown in many other areas of the world, including California, Oregon, Italy and Australia. The Pinot Noir grape is also used in the production of Champagne in France and sparkling wines the world over. Wherever they are from you should buy Pinot Noir wines and Red Burgundy at the Ultimate Wine Shop.
The fruit is sorted as it arrives and allowed to macerate under temperature control for several days before fermentation begins naturally, also under thermoregulation, with daily pumping over. The vatting lasts 15 to 20 days before... Read More