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2011 Borgo Reale Pinot Noir Puglia IGT, Italy

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Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $17

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Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is the red wine grape of Burgundy, now adopted (and feverishly studied) in wine regions all over the world. The variety's elusive charm has carried it to all manner of vineyards, from western Germany and northern Italy to Chile, South Africa, Australia and, perhaps most notably, California, Oregon and New Zealand. It is the patriarch of the ‘Pinot’ family of grape varieties – so called because their bunches are similar in shape to a pine cone (pinot in French). Other members of this family include Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Aligote and Pinot Noir's white-wine counterpart, ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Puglia IGT wine region

    Puglia IGT is a region-wide appellation title which covers, as might be inferred from the title, the Puglia region in southern Italy. Since its introduction in November 1995, it has been used to label more than 500 wines, making it one of the most widely used of Italy's 120 or so IGTs (and thus one of the country's most significant wine appellations).

    Although the styles and grape varieties sanctioned for use in Puglia IGT wines are many, the majority of the wines are dry reds and whites produced from the region's traditional varieties: Primitivo, Negroamaro and ... more

  • Puglia wine region

    Puglia (Apulia to many English speakers) is a long, thin wine region in the far south-eastern corner of the 'boot' of Italy. To continue the footwear analogy often used to illustrate Italy’s shape, Puglia runs from the very point of the heel to just below mid-calf height, where the 'spur' of the Gargano Peninsula juts out into the Adriatic Sea. The heel (the Salento Peninsula) occupies the ... more

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