Pinot Noir is a red wine grape grown around the world. Although Pinot Noir is grown primarily in cooler regions of France (like Burgundy and Champagne), the US, and Oceania, this grape, which is recognized as being able to produce some of the world's best wines. This grape is the primary variety used to produce sparkling wine in Champagne, and around the world. This wine has become more popular in the US since 2004.
The thin skin of Pinot Noir grapes lead the creation of aromatic wines that are light in color, low in tannins, and medium-bodied. Young grapes produce aromas such as cherry, raspberry, and strawberry, while older grapes have vegetable aromas that make the wines more complex. However, Pinot Noir wines sometimes age unpredictably.