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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Noirien is the most common eco-geogroup of related vine varieties, those found primarily in north eastern France that are related to or closely associated with Pinot Noir: notably Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Auxerrois, Chardonnay, Melon, and Gamay Noir.

  1. Robinson, J., Harding, J., and Vouillamoz, J., Wine Grapes, a complete guide to 1,368 vine varieties, including their origins and flavours (London, 2012).