Pinot Meunier is a black wine grape variety mostly known for being used in the production of Champagne. It covers over 1/3 the vineyards in Champagne and it is Slightly higher in acidity than Pinot Noir. Pinot Meunier has similar flavours and aromas of Pinot Noir, although with less earthiness and more citrus.
This grape can be also used to produce many still reds from Loire Valley, like Moselle, Touraine and Cotes du Toul. Meunier takes its name from the bottom of its leaves which are white as if coated with flour (meunier is French for 'Miller').