Tierra Alta Pinot Noir
Bold, full fruited Pinot Noir from Chile’s excellent Central Valley. This maintains freshness and elegance alongside it’s more obvious charms.
Made by Boutinot Wines – Chile their long standing working relationships with growers enable them to source premium fruit, with the ultimate aim of making excellent quality Chilean entry level wines with true style and character. For the Merlot, they work with two families in two different locations for a blend with huge appeal. The vines are between 40 and 60 years old and share part of a 45ha estate with peach and apple trees. The vines are unirrigated and the vineyard is cool with a unique rocky mountain soil and glacial streams. Grapes are harvested during the coolest part of the day to ensure they reach the winery in prime condition. Temperatures are kept fairly low throughout the winemaking process, to allow the grapes to express their natural fruit characters. No oak is used.
A rich Pinot Noir showing ripe fruit flavours of plums and wild strawberries, balanced with subtle smoky oak notes and a deliciously lingering finish.
Great by itself but also goes really well with duck, lamb and mushroom based dishes.