Pinot Noir


Some of the most sought after and most expensive bottles come from Bourgogne (Burgundy). Pinot Noir makes up nearly 60% of all the plantings in Oregon.

Where is Pinot Noir From?

French Pinot Noir, takes on more earthy, and floral tones due to the regions terroir. You’ll taste some sweet black cherries, mushrooms and wet soil from this region.

What Does Pinot Noir Taste Like?

California Pinot Noirs benefit from coastal fog and tend to be more bold, rich, and fruity in style, often with some noticeable tannins.

What Does Pinot Noir Taste Like?

Oregon Pinot Noir tends to be more elegant and subtle than its California counterparts, but richer and fruitier than Burgundy. It’s the perfect balance.

What Does Pinot Noir Taste Like?

The following recipes are great for pairing. They also represent a variety of protein types to show off the versatility of this dynamic wine.

What to Pair with Pinot Noir?

Grilled Hanger Steak

Combine both regional ingredients to provide a sweet yet savory sauce that is a perfect compliment to any cut of grilled beef.

Perfect Grilled Salmon

The go to pairing for salmon is Pinot Noir, especially from Oregon or the Burgundy region of France.

Smoked Pork Chops

This recipe is not only easy, but that decadent red wine sauce makes it look super elegant (with very little effort!).

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