What does pinot noir taste like?
A deep red fruit salad will hit you at first sip. You’ll taste plum, cranberry, raspberry, cherry and other red fruits, before hints of vanilla, cloves, liquorice, cola and even tobacco take over. These secondary notes give pinot noir an earthiness that beautifully balances out the grape’s natural fruitiness, and which is underlined if it spends time in an oak barrel (although many Australian pinots go straight to bottle.)
Is pinot noir sweet or dry?
Is pinot noir the lightest red wine?
Dry and earthy but light-bodied; if we were to sum up the pinot noir experience in one word, it’d be unique. It’s one that novice red wine drinkers can enjoy just as much as those who have spent a lifetime sucking bottles dry.