Wines that Rock: Pinot Noir - A Cult Following
People who love Pinot Noir, REALLY love Pinot Noir. It is a wine that inspires people on an endless pursuit, where even a sniff, a taste, can excite every sense. Pinot Noir is simply a cult in a bottle. So what makes it a wine that rocks?
There is something otherworldly about a great Pinot Noir. It is a transcending experience. It lifts you out of your body, suspending belief.
Ever had a truly great Pinot Noir? There is something otherworldly about a great Pinot Noir. It is a transcending experience. It lifts you out of your body, suspending belief. You question whether this is just an outlier, or if this is something that can be replicated. Surely this perfection is not limited to one area, one small vineyard on which God has smiled. It would lead many to madness. Sometimes that is indeed the case, when a year of perfect weather smiles in Burgundy, and the region produces spectacular examples of Pinot Noir.
In a sense, the quest for good Pinot Noir is what life, and wine, is all about!
Pinot Noir lovers will search the world for that great bottle of the wine they love, taking them from France to California, to New Zealand, and Oregon. All in search of something that will keep their hunt alive. Its the pursuit of happiness, the pursuit of pleasure, a quest that will capture your whole life. In a sense, the quest for good Pinot Noir is what life, and wine, is all about!
Those who make Pinot Noir push the boundaries of wine, using simple methods, and breaking them down. Distilling the same ingredient, notes, into something that has never been had before. It reminds you of the first time you ever heard Radiohead, Pink Floyd, or David Bowie. There is a twisted romance, a darkness, and yet a desire to keep on exploring all the way to the moon and beyond.
Despite its light body, Pinot Noir rocks harder than any wine in the world!
Every Pinot Noir you ever drink will taste, and remind you, of the first Pinot Noir. It will be the rock song you first fell in love with. But beyond that, Pinot Noir will push you in ways you never though possible. Bringing up new emotions, whether its the seriously fruity California Pinot noir, the smooth Oregon Pinot Noir, or the rich Burgundies that will just blow your mind like The Dark Side of the Moon. This is what makes Pinot Noir a wine that rocks, and despite its light body, Pinot Noir rocks harder than any wine in the world.