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Pinot Noir is a red grape variety originally from Burgundy, but at the end of the 19th century it began to spread throughout the Italian peninsula.

Ampelographic Characteristics

  • habit: hanging;
  • shoot apex: medium expanded, cottony, whitish with often pink edges;
  • leaf: medium size, rounded, mostly three-lobed; V-U petiole sinus; Slightly cupped flap, thick, with slightly guttered lobes, not very marked; Dark green, bullous, opaque upper page; Underside light green, arachnoid;
  • bunch: small (12-15 cm long), cylindrical, often winged, compact; peduncle short, rather thick;
  • berry: medium, spheroid or slightly oval, blue-black skin, pruinose, a little thick, consistent, persistent navel; juicy pulp, sweet, simple taste.

Phenological and production characteristics

Vine with budding and medium flowering; early veraison and ripening at the end of the second period or towards mid-September, with moderate production in terms of quantity. Good vegetative vigor and low bud fertility.