Pinot Noir

COMMON SYNONYM: Arbst, Auvernat Noir, Pinot Droit, Blauer Klevner
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
SPECIES: V. vinifera
BREEDER: Burgundy, France
PEDIGREE: Traminer x Pinot Meunier
USE: Wine
VIGOR: Low-Moderate
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HARVEST TIMING: Early
CLONES OFFERED: 02A, 13, 22, 46, 47, 71, 72, 73, 91, 97, 113, 115, Precoce

Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu

OTHER INFORMATION: This variety may be the oldest cultivated variety of the genus Vitis. Thrives in a cool, foggy climate with a well-drained limestone-based soil. It has been known to be difficult to grow in North America. Used to produce blended sparkling wines or red marks.