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Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir makes some of the world's best wines and when grown for volume, some of the more forgettable ones too.

But when grown with care and passion, it is a fabulous and food friendly red. We have world class "cold climate" Pinot Noir from winemakers in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Truly unique ones, too.

Pinot Noir has many other names, some of which may offer clues as to its origin - Blauburgunder, Bourguinon, Morillon and Savagnin Noir. It probably originates in France but there are many other theories which have it coming from Egypt, Italy and Germany.

The genealogy of Pinot is hugely impressive with a wide number of well known grapes coming from it particularly through its crossings with Gouais Blanc and Savagnin (not Sauvignon which are children of this crossing).

Swiss Pinot Noir often manages to combine red fruit and notes of autumnal woods with cool and soft tannins. It is subtler in Vaud, bolder in Valais and Geneva, in Eastern Switzerland, it beats anything Germany can produce. Don't miss the unique Swiss "Oeil the Perdrix", a rosé of free run Pinot Noir juice that is dry and complex (and doesn't feel like rosé when tasted blind).

Austrian Pinot Noir is delicious, but in Austria it does not get the attention it deserves (neither does the Pinot Blanc or Pinot Gris). Yet, from the juicy Buchegger, the rich Klosterneuburg, the perfectly balanced Zull to the masterly oaked Lentsch and the lovely Pinot from master red wine maker Fischer, we have one impressive bottle after another.

Rarer still is Pinot Noir based dessert wine from Austria, a still red Pinot Noir from Champagne (only a few bottles left) and a very special red Sekt from the incredible Steininger family - a red sparkling that is recognisably 100% Pinot Noir.

ENJOY!

 

Pinot Noir' Wines

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Switzerland
Red

Cave Jean-René Germanier
2014 just arrived.
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Switzerland
Red

Domaine des Abeilles d'Or
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Switzerland
Rosé

Domaine De Montmollin
Pinot Noir rosé from free run juice.
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Switzerland
Rosé

La Cave de Genève
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Switzerland
Red

Simon Maye & Fils
RARE - available once a year on pre-order.
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Switzerland
Red

Domaine De Montmollin
Probably our "oakiest" Pinot Noir (with Lentsch's in Austria).
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Switzerland
Red
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Switzerland
Red

Badoux Vins
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Switzerland
Rosé

La Cave de Genève
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Switzerland
Red

Obrecht in der Sonne
A few bottles available.
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Austria
Red

Weingut Familie Zull
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Austria
Red

Josef Lentsch
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Switzerland
Red
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Switzerland
Red

Cicero
NEW IN! Another great Pinot Noir from Cicero. The typical Swiss style.
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Switzerland
Red

Cave Jean-René Germanier
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Austria
Red

Christian Fischer
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Switzerland
Red

Schlossgut Bachtobel
NEW IN! Classic Pinot Noir from Eastern Switzerland.
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Switzerland
Red

Schlossgut Bachtobel
NEW IN! Legendary Pinot Noir from Eastern Switzerland.
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Austria
Red

Walter Buchegger
One of my (Joelle's) favourites. Jubilant Juicy Pinot
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Switzerland
Red

Badoux Vins
The new red partner of the iconic Aigle Les Murailles.
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Switzerland
White
bouzy_rouge_side
France
Red

Hubert Dauvergne
An unique Pinot. Last Chance.
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Austria
White

Weingut Steininger
Blend of Burgundian grapes, classy sparkling
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France
Rosé

Champagne Jean Milan
davaz_rw_pinot_noir_uris_-_copy_1
Switzerland
Red

Davaz
Last few bottles available.
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Switzerland
Red
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Switzerland
Red

Donatsch
Only a few bottles available.
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Switzerland
Red

Irene Grünenfelder, Eichholz
Only a few bottles available.
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Austria
Red

Weingut Hans & Christine Nittnaus
Eiswein from red grapes. Intense
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Switzerland
Red

Christian Hermann
A few bottles available.
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Switzerland
Red

Annatina Pelizzatti
Just a few bottles available.
sw_rw_pinot_noir_classique_-_copy_1
Switzerland
Red

Stäger Weine
Only a few bottles available.
Switzerland
Red

Scadenagut - Peter Wegelin
Limited availability.
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Switzerland
Red

Domaine de Maison Blanche
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Switzerland
Red

Weinbau Hermann
A few bottles available.
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Switzerland
Red
ddm_rw_pinot_noir_-_copy_1
Switzerland
Red

Domaine De Montmollin
Arriving soon
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Switzerland
Red

Schlossgut Bachtobel
NEW IN! Typical Pinot Noir from Eastern Switzerland.
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Austria
Red

Stift Klosterneuburg
Austria
Red

Weingut Steininger
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Switzerland
Red

Weingut Fromm
A few bottles available.
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Switzerland
Red

Sprecher von Bernegg
Only a few bottles available.
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Switzerland
Red
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Austria
Rosé

Weingut Familie Zull
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Switzerland
Red

Varone Vins
Bold blend from Valais.
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Switzerland
Red

Schloss Salenegg
A few bottles available.
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Switzerland
Red
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Switzerland
Red

Varone Vins
Serious Swiss Red.
dole_simon_maye_side
Switzerland
Red

Simon Maye & Fils
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Austria
Red

Spaetrot - Gebeshuber
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Switzerland
Red

La Cave de Genève
Out of Stock. New vintage coming soon.
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Switzerland
Red

Domaine des Muses
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Germany
Red
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Switzerland
Red
169986244
Switzerland
Red

Domaine des Abeilles d'Or
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Switzerland
Red

Chanton Weine
GONE
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Switzerland
Red

Donatsch
Sells out immediately. Ask about pre-ordering.
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