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Alamos Pinot Noir 2003

Alamos Pinot Noir 2003

Pinot Noir from Argentina, South America

Price: $14.99
Item No. 79169
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Winemaker's Notes

Possessing exceptional varietal character, this Pinot has attractive cherry fruit and fig flavors with a rich, silky texture and a long, supple finish. Pair with salmon, seafood salads and roast pork.

Vineyards:
Sourced from vineyards in the Gualtallary district of Tupungato, these vineyards are the highest in Mendoza at an elevation of 5,000 feet. Lower average temperatures, cool mountain nights and pebble covered soils characteristic of this area provide the ideal microclimate for growing Pinot Noir.

Learn About Alamos

From the vineyard to the winery, the Alamos wines are made to emphasize varietal fruit character. The cool evening temperatures in Catena's high altitude vineyards allow for prolonged hang time, preserving the fruit's full spectrum of aromas and flavors.

At the winery, the grapes are gently destemmed, fermentation temperatures are carefully controlled and two to four year old barrels are used to age the wines.

Learn About Argentina

(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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PBC2364347_2003

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