Pinot Nero (Italy)

Pinot Nero is the Italian name for Pinot Noir.

Pinot Noir in Italy

Pinot Noir was first cultivated in South Tyrol (Alto Adige) as "Bourgoigne Noir" around 1830. Later it was called "Blauburgunder" like in Austria.

Today both Pinot Nero and Pinot Noir are common names.

High quality areas are Trentino, Alto Adige, Veneto, Friuli and Franciacorta.