Pinot Nero Grape Variety
The Pinot Nero grape variety is grown mainly in the north of Italy, ie in Lombardy, the Veneto and Trentino-Alto Aldige, where it is best known for use in making sparkling wines. It is known for being difficult to cultivate with a low yield and resistance to disease. The wines produced with Pinot Nero grapes generally have strong tannins and acidity. It can have a bouquet ranging from fruity and floral when young to leather, tobacco, and spices, when aged.