American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several related white or red grapes chiefly grown on the West Coast and in France.
- n. A white or red wine made from these grapes.
- French, variant of pineau, diminutive of pin, pine tree (from the shape of the clusters of grapes), from Latin pīnus; see peiə- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When I got that little teaser post about a blind pinot noir tasting earlier in the day including not only FL pinot but pinot from the west coast and France I got excited.”
“It's mind bending to see a $35 pinot from a winery that, from what I've seen, has $40 cab francs.”
“Though it was not for your taste it is a very good example of a cool climate Pinot with all the personality one would find in a quality bourgogne rouge level of pinot from a better vintage.”
“Since pinot is often priced higher due to reduced yields and higher labor costs, the $35 price tag seems like a deal.”
“In the near future we will be able to compare pinot from the clay-heavy soils of the escarpment to the lighter gravel soil near the lakeshore.”
“They took in pinot noir for sparkling wineearly in the season as well as three separate pinot harvests from various sites on the estate in late September.”
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“Pork and pinot is a classic pairing and I think all agreed that this is one classic that holds true.”
“Alsatian, German and Austrian pinot blanc (weisser burgunder in German, pinot bianco in Italian) wines are full bodied and more substantial in both taste and alcohol levels than those from northern Italy.”
“While the pinot is the standout of the wines I tasted, Zamorano’s 2002”
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