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Types of Wine: Pinot Noir

Find out what to pair with this food-friendly red.

So versatile, Pinot Noir is great with poultry, salmon, and meat dishes.

Recipes to Pair with Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is an often elegant wine that tastes of red fruits like cherries, raspberries, and strawberries. With time, Pinot might develop earthy aspects like mushrooms and decaying leaves (in a good way).

Try Pinot with chicken, lamb, roast pork loin, duck, and veal.

Pinot Noir-friendly Recipe Collections:

More Pairings for Pinot

Those earthy Pinots are also great with mushroom and vegetable dishes.

Where Pinot Noir Calls Home

Pinot made its mark initially in Burgundy, France, where its pedigree stretches back at least 2,000 years. Today, tasty Pinot Noir is made in Oregon, New Zealand, and some of the cooler spots in California.

Aromas: Red currant, strawberry, cherry (red or black), raspberry, violets, mushrooms, decaying leaves, cola

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    Mar. 5, 2010 4:54 pm
    fish is best served with a white wine. Although it is a very good choice
    Sep. 4, 2011 9:32 am
    For those of us from the Northwest United States, there is nothing better than grilled Northwest salmon with an earthy Oregon Pinot Noir (Try Elk Cove) and sauteed mushrooms. To DIE FOR!
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