Despite having a reputation for being difficult to grow, Pinot Noir is the 10th most planted grape on the planet.
Oregon Pinot Noir
Arguably, Oregon is as well-suited for the production of world class Pinot Noir as anywhere. (We're looking at you, Burgundy.) The Willamette Valley isn't a monochromatic landscape, though. It's one-hundred mile stretch is a myriad of aspects and micro-climates, meaning there's a diversity of styles to explore.
Other Pinot Noirs
AKA Red Burgundy
First thing—Burgundy is complicated. (Thanks, Napoleon.) It’s like horse racing meets geography bee meets Weather Channel—the names are confusing, the vineyards specific, and vintage can be a big deal. Also, it’s all in French.
But that's why we are making sure to only populate this section with our favorites.
But also made it more complicated by insisting on listing our Cru Beaujolais.