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Barda 2015 Pinot Noir, Patagonia, Bodega Chacra
Item Number:17 39 155 15
Regular Price:$27.95
Sale Price:$24.95
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Discounted Case Price:$275.40 - 8% off!
($22.95 per bottle)
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1 to 5 glasses

EXPERT RATING
Based on the 100 Point Scale
 JS  95 
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Barda 2015 Pinot Noir, Patagonia, Bodega Chacra
The Rio Negro valley is an former glacier, 750 feet above sea level in Argentina's Patagonia Region. Bodega Chacra’s remarkable primary vineyards were planted in 1932 and 1955. The focus now is exclusively Pinot Noir wines from vines grown on their own rootstocks, believed to produce superior fruit to that of grafted vines. The unique micro-climate of this area is ideal for the maturation of Pinot Noir. Considerable winds from the west make these vineyards virtually disease-free. Limestone bedrock and two mineral-rich rivers of the Andes, the Limay and Neuquen, give the wine a distinct character. Wines are 100% biodynamic, organic, natural and unfiltered, for a pure fruit expression that reflects typicity, finesse and terroir. The grapes are picked in the early morning, before storage and de-stemming in a cool room to retain maximum freshness and acidity. 100% de-stemmed grapes are fermented in small, round, cement tanks to maximize skin contact. The grapes undergo a 3-day cold maceration - the must is pumped over 1-2 times per day to maximize extraction of color, fruit and tannins. Fermentation on natural yeasts lasts about 2.5 weeks at 79 - 82°F. After fermentation, half the wine is racked by gravity into new French oak barrels of the highest quality; the other half goes into cement tanks for a total of 12 months. James Suckling scored this 95 points and said "A fantastic red with ginger, dried strawberry, wet earth and fresh leather aromas and flavors. Full body, silky tannins and a fantastic finish. Superb. Best Barda ever. Drink now."

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You won't regret giving this Patagonian Pinot a shot. It is filled with delightful red cherry fruit and with a low alcohol % it's a nice food pairing that won't throw things off balance. Great value!
December 2, 2016

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