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Date Printed: 7/28/2014
Bodega Noemia de Patagonia J. Alberto 2011
Bodega Noemia de Patagonia J. Alberto 2011
(search item no. 119165)
Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 7/28/2014: $48.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

High-toned nose of violet and vanilla, with ripe blackberry and boysenberry fruit. Stays bright and open-knit though the finish, with spice and graphite notes.

Perfect for red meat courses cooked any style.

Blend: 95% Malbec, 5% Merlot

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About Bodega Noemia de Patagonia:

Residing on the 39th latitude, Bodega Noemia is one of the southern-most wineries in the world. A region of glacial origins with poor soil and limestone-rich bedrock, it benefits from the mineral-rich waters of the Limay and Neuquen rivers. First plated in 1932, the original pre-phylloxera rootstock of the vineyards was carefully resuscitated starting in 2001, and winemaker Hans Vinding-Diers oversaw the estate'd Massale selections in order to create tailored vineyard compositions. To amplify the terroir's signature in the final wines, fermentation is carried out using only indigenous yeasts. Committed to protecting this unique patrimony, almost all Bodega Noemia wines are produced in accordance with Argencert organic and Demeter biodynamic standards.