Pinot noir


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Pinot noir: Pinotage

Pinot Noir

also pinot noir  (nwär)
n.
1. A variety of grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France that is used to make red wine.
2. A dry red wine made from this grape.

[French, pinot, Pinot; see Pinot + noir, black (from Old French, from Latin niger, nigr-; see nekw-t- in Indo-European roots).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Pinot Noir

(ˈpiːnəʊ nwɑː)
n
1. (Plants) a variety of black grape, grown esp for wine-making
2. (Brewing) any of the red wines made from this grape
[French]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pinot Noir - red wine grapePinot noir - red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France
Pinot noir - dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes
Pinot, Pinot grape - any of several purple or white wine grapes used especially for Burgundies and champagnes
2.Pinot noir - dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Pinot noir - red wine grape; grown especially in California for making wines resembling those from Burgundy, France
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cheers to Half-Priced Standard Bottles of Perry's Reserve Pinot Noir with the Purchase of Any Two Lunch or Dinner Entrees
Taste the Difference Rheinhessen Pinot Noir Sainsbury's A light and fruity version from Germany, with hints of strawberry.
In 2015, Long Meadow Ranch purchased 69 acres of vines in Anderson Valley, planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris.
We asked members of our panel to taste and evaluate PINOT NOIR. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating and the wine's retail price (which can vary from store to store and market to market).
This week will feature the grape variety pinot noir, a particularly versatile food-friendly chap, with varying styles to suit purse and palate.
* Castle Rock Winery 2016 Rose of Pinot Noir (Mendocino County; $13).
I'M addicted to slow-roast belly pork with a side dish of pinot noir. I've enjoyed a staycation for a couple of weeks and have tucked into that combo three times.
Koha Marlborough Pinot Noir (13% abv, PS69 a case of six at www.marksandspencer.com, PS11.50 a bottle) oldest friend lives in New Zealand has been over in Blighty for an extended stay.
It's a ruby-red pinot noir from IGP Pays d'Oc in the south of France and rounded and fruity as wines from this sun-soaked region tend to be.
I REMEMBER WELL THAT FIRST SPECIAL PINOT NOIR from the Willamette Valley that I drank almost 17 years ago.
SAM WYLIE-HARRIS recommends some plush pinots to celebrate National Pinot Noir Day (August 18) BURGUNDY FIXIN Michel Magnien 2013, Burgundy, France (PS23.99, www.waitrosecellar.com).