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What grapes are used to make Pinot Noir?
Last Updated: 5th May, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, can you eat pinot noir grapes?
Pinot Noir grapes offer a complex flavor sought after by winemakers but are difficult to grow, a characteristic which makes them less ideal for commercial table grape production. Unlike many wine grapes, the skin of Pinot Noir grapes is thin enough to eat as a snacking grape.
what is special about Pinot Noir? Pinot Noir berries (like the wines they produce) generally have low tannins, a natural protection against pests and UV radiation. These characteristics make Pinot Noir a difficult grape to grow. More so than other grapes, it thrives on well-draining soil and with low yields.
Besides, is Pinot Noir a blend of different grapes?
Some grapes aren't used for blending: White wines tend to be pure varietals. Pinot Noir is a type of grape that is rarely blended. That is why when you are having a Burgundy it will likely be a 100 percent Pinot Noir.
Where does the best Pinot Noir come from?
America's Best Pinot Noirs
- Willamette Valley, Oregon.
- Anderson Valley, California.
- Sonoma Coast, California.
- Russian River Valley, California.
- Santa Lucia Highlands, California.
- Santa Rita Hills, California.