Widespread in France and Germany
The varietal is traditionally blended. There are, however, a few producers that cultivate and bottle it as a mono varietal (see wineries listed below)
Pinot Meunier also known as Meunier or Schwarzriesling, is a variety of black wine grape most noted for being one of the three main varieties used in the production of Champagne.It is a chimeric mutation of Pinot: its inner cell layers are composed of a Pinot genotype which is close to Pinot noir or Pinot gris; the outer, epidermal, layer is however made up of a mutant, distinctive, genotype.
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