The red grape that produces the spicy, rich, complex French red Burgundies as well as Pinot Noirs from California, Oregon and Washington. It’s also important in making French Champagnes and American sparkling wines. French Burgundy wines like Romanee-Conti and Chambertin are world renowned for being elegant, soft and smooth. They also command tremendous prices. The American Pinot Noirs are less expensive and some particularly those from California and Oregon-are rapidly gaining in excellence and popularity. Pinot Noirs go well with almost any food.
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