Manos Negras (Argentina)

Pinot Noir

Grapes                        100% Pinot Noir

Region                        Añelo district of the Neuquen province, Patagonia, Argentina. Cold region which makes it a great place to grow Pinot Noir

Altitude                       400 meters above sea level.

Vinification                 Gentle de-stemming, cold maceration for 2 days at 10° C. Whole berry fermentation with natural yeasts and max. temp. 22° C. Extensive punching down for first 7 days of fermentation. Total fermentation time of 12 days.

Aging                          12 months in French oak, 20% new. 100% malo-lactic fermentation in oak.

Tasting Notes              Bright red color. Ripe notes of red cherries with good intensity and some spicy notes, a light but powerful palate with good acidity and more concentration. Beautifully medium-bodied and satin smooth