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.
An ultra fresh and very pinot nose is nuanced by hints of Gevrey-style earth and a hint of forest floor that also is reflected by the cool, detailed and pliant middle weight flavors that possess good depth but also a mildly edgy... Read More
The 80+ year old vines that inform Laurent's 2008 Mazis Chambertin Vieilles Vignes exhibit the proclivity found also in his Grands Echezeaux (another of his wines vinified by what he calls - not deprecatingly - "peasant methods")... Read More
Corton Renardes displays the sweet side of Corton, as opposed to Corton Bressandes. It has more viscosity, more tannin, color and sweetness than Bressandes. It is both an easier wine to understand than Corton Bresandes, and more... Read More