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| ||Tasted by jscanlon20 on 11/5/2011 & rated 89 points: Tasty, easy drinking. (807 views)|
| ||Tasted by jscanlon20 on 11/5/2011 & rated 87 points: Tasty, easy drinking. (825 views)|
| ||Tasted by bgator04 on 12/8/2010 & rated 88 points: nice drinkable pino...lots of fruit (993 views)|
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King Estate winery in Oregon in this 2003 photograph.
Pinot Noir Varietal character (Appellation America) | Varietal article (Wikipedia)
Pinot Noir is the Noble red grape of Burgundy, capable of ripening in a cooler climate, which Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot will not reliably do. It is unpredictable and difficult both to grow and to vinify, but results in some of the finest reds in the world. It is believed to have been selected from wild vines two thousand years ago. It is also used in the production of champagne. In fact, more Pinot Noir goes into Champagne than is used in all of the Cote d'Or! It is also grown in Alsace, Germany, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, Austria, and so forth, with varying degrees of success.
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