Veramonte Pinot Noir 2016

Veramonte Pinot Noir 2016
Wine Specs
alcohol %
13
appellation
Casablanca Valley
bottle size
750 ml
region
Chile
varietal
Pinot Noir
vintage
2016
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Expressive aromas of raspberries, red cherries and strawberry reflect the true characteristics of our coastal vineyards. A delicate wine with a fresh, silky mouthfeel. The seamless balance of acidity and tannins result in a vibrant and complex Pinot Noir.

 

Wine Profile

other notes

Veramonte represents a return to Agustin Huneeus' Chilean roots, which began with Concha Y Toro when he was 24 in Santiago. In 1985, he became partner/acting president with Napa Valley-based Franciscan Estates that grew to include Estancia Estates, Mount Veeder Winery, and Chile’s Veramonte Winery.

When he spearheaded development of the Veramonte Estate in 1990, there were less than 100 acres of grapevines planted in the Casablanca Valley. His passion and experience that in the past has driven iconic Napa estates Franciscan & Quintessa

ratings

91 Points James Suckling.

tasting notes

 

The colour is bright cherry red with aromas of summer berries mingled with toast and vanilla. Flavours of red fruits balance with a rich mouth feel and a filling texture leading to a silky finish.

winemaker notes

Born along the edge of our Casablanca vineyard’s native forest, 30 kilometers east of the Pacific Ocean. Cool morning fog, along with the soil’s particular characteristics, are the start of an elegant, smooth wine with raspberry and cherry notes. Its perfect balance between acidity and tannins make this Pinot Noir ideal for pairing with stuffed ravioli, tuna and other oily fish.

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