2017 Red Soil Select Pinot Noir, Manos Negras, Patagonia, Argentina
"The 2017 Pinot Noir Red Soil from Patagonia is a selection from soils that have a red color, hence the name. It has more depth, complexity and intensity, with good ripeness and a fine texture with dusty tannins." Luis Gutierrez, The Wine Advocate Jun 2018. 90 Points.
14% ABV. Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
12 months in French Oak.
Alejandro Sejanovich is arguably Argentina's most knowledgeable viticulturist, working as vineyard director for Bodega Catena Zapata for 16 years, he pioneered high altitude vineyard planting and conducted ground breaking research on Mendoza Malbec clones. Manos Negras focuses on latitude winemaking, planting Torrontes in the northern stretches of Cadayate in Salta, Pinot Noir in the southern-most region of Neuquen in Patagonia and cultivates 50 year old Malbec vines in the prized Altamira appellation in the Uco Valley.