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Producer: Santa AlbaGrape Varieties: 100% Pinot NoirOptimum Drinking: Within 3 yearsWine Style: Mid weight fruity redAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: CorkCountry: Chile
In 1993 founders Francisco Achurra and Patricio Larrain began searching for new terroirs in which they could produce a wider range of varieties and styles. ‘Alto Roble’ means ‘tall oak tree’, representing strength, stability and nobility, something they aim to reflect in their wines.
Winemaking is led by Eloísa Uribe, she has a vast experience including several years in Sonoma Valley and has ben working at Alto Roble exclusively since 2002
Tasting Note: Cherries, wild berries and a note of cinnamon laced smoke all appear on the alluring and inviting nose of this Pinot Noir. The palate is elegant and has just a touch of weight, fine smoky tannins, dark cherries with a hint of chocolate and subtle vanilla can all be found in this superbly crafted wine.
Producer: Santiago Achurra Larraín founded the Viña Requingua in 1961 and, alongside new generations of the Achurra family, he has grown the winery to be amongst Chile’s top 20 producers
Variety: Pinot Noir
Region: Curicó Valley
Altitude: 200 metres above sea level
Oak: 4 months
Colour: Bright pale red
Aroma: Intense strawberries, cherries, cloves, coffee and toast
Flavour: Rich red fruits and spices, with smoky notes, great acidity and lingering finish
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