Rio Negro Valley in Patagonia; Argentina. is the most southerly wine region in South America, located within the vast expanse of
This wine was born in a 65 year-old vineyard in Rio Negro Valley, Patagonia. Ruby red with brick highlights.
Altitude: The altitude is low by Argentinean standards – around 820ft (250m) above sea level.
Climate: Is drier and cooler than in much of the rest of Argentina’s wine regions. Being a desert, still subject to a pronounced diurnal temperature variation, where warm days are followed by cold nights. This lengthens the growing season and leads to a balance of rich fruit characters and acidity in the wines.
Soil: Rio Negro's soils are mostly alluvial, and are made up of gravel with a considerable limestone component. These are well drained, so growers are able to carefully control the water intake and growth of their vines through irrigation.
Ruby red with brick highlights. Elegant and pleasant nose with notes of red fruit; spices and ﬂowers.
Variety: 100% Pinot Noir.
Yield: 7 ton per hectare.
Aging: 6 months in French and American oak barrels.
Alc. 13.5 % by Vol. 750 ml
Harvest: 2,500 cases x 12
Hand Harvest: Minimal Intervention Viticulture.