• Great pinot noirs, but not from Burgundy

    5 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Look beyond France if you wish to savour the grape's silky charms without paying a king's ransom Hans Baer Pinot Noir, Pfalz, Germany 2016 While some of us are struggling through a dry January, the British wine trade has an altogether more appealing tradition: tasting a pre-release of the latest vintage from Burgundy. This is the home of that most sensuous of red grapes, pinot noir, which makes glorious wines, the best of which are, alas, also among the world's rarest and most expensive. Fortunately, winemakers all over the world are managing to capture some of the silky charm of Burgundy...
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