Famed for its delicate flavour and high quality, Pinot Noir is one of the finest light red wine varieties in the world. It may be slightly more expensive than other reds, but at Wine Palate, we have some gorgeous examples of what makes this such a desirable wine for collectors and casual fans alike.
Pinot Noir wine originated in the Burgundy region of France, but has become a variety that is grown worldwide, with fine Pinots coming from as far afield as New Zealand, the USA and Chile. This is despite the grapes that Pinot is made from being significantly harder to cultivate than other kinds. What trumps the difficulty is the elegant, fruity and sometimes earthy taste of a fine Pinot Noir wine. Pinots are a fine accompaniment to a huge range of cuisines as well. With its light, subtle flavours, Pinot Noir wines combine effortlessly with everything from curries to steak dishes, making it a real dinner party favourite. As a light red wine, Pinot is especially delicious when paired with the right cheese. Why not try a slice of nutty Comte with a fine Pinot for a classic southern French combination? Pinot is a fascinating wine to explore, with plenty of variations according to where it is produced. Try French light red wine vintages of Pinot Noir which exhibit an earthy aroma, alongside more exuberant American types or the pure flavour of a New Zealand vineyard. At Wine Palate, you can combine all of these flavours in one wine gift case.
When buying light red wine varieties, one of the key considerations is quality and price. At Wine Palate, you can be sure that every single bottle on sale is of the highest quality, courtesy of our team of expert wine tasters who have scoured the globe seeking the finest vintages available. We also pride ourselves on the consistency of our wines, so that you can count on all of the bottles in a case being of exactly the same high quality. Light red wine like Pinot can be tough to buy, with some poor producers and regions suffering bad years. But with Wine Palate, you can be sure that we have sourced our wines with skill and care.
Pinot Noir is one of the finest light red wine varieties available. Perfect for a glass of wine in the evening as the sun sets, or for buying in bulk for weddings and parties, it is one of the more distinguished varieties around, and is a fascinating variety to explore in its many forms.
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