Catalpa Pinot Noir – Mendoza Argentina
by Bodega Atamisque
Catalpa Pinot Noir from Bodega Atamisque, a small boutique producer in upper Tupungato in the Uco Valley, comes this amazing single vineyard Pinot Noir. With rich complexity and sexy chocolate undertones this is a drop for serious connoisseurs.
Region: Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina Vineyard: Single Vineyard at an altitude of 1,350m Current Vintage: 2011 When to drink: up until 2021 Style: Smooth and intense Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir Colour: Bright ruby red Nose: Aromas of blueberry jam with hints of caramel and chocolate. Palate: Elegant and well balanced with smooth tannins and intense red fruit notes Winemaking: The berries were picked from a single vineyard at an altitude of 1,350m and underwent a double selection of bunches and berries. The wine has been aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels (40%) and stainless steel tanks (60%). Pairing: Great with soft cheeses, poultry and lamb Soil: Alluvial soil with rock foundation Technical data: Alcohol 14.5%, Total Acidity 6.00 g/l, Sugar 2 g/l, PH 3.35
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