Tuesday, January 30, 2007

German Pinot Noir

2004 Fitz-Ritter Pinot Noir ($19) -- Pfalz, Germany. Rotwein Trocken (Dry Red Wine); QbA. Yes, Germany does make red wine, although little makes it over to the US. I found this wine on the list at the old Pho Paris and I grabbed a few cases. I have enjoyed a few other Spatburgunders before, but this is a good entry level German Pinot for those who want to experiment. Not overly complex, but elegant with some cherry flavors and a medium finish. Probably best with food. Not overly acidic. Very pleasant and worth trying.


Blogger jens at cincinnati wine said...

UPDATE: At last night's monthly Pinot get-together, this wine fared quite well and many took notice of the German Pinot, which is rare in Cincinnati.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wie viel ist deutche pinot?


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