Pinot Nero DOC

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Italy  Alto Adige 

There's only one good area for Pinot Noir in the South Tyrol - the area across from Kurtatsch, above Montan where the eastern side of the valley - the cooler one - has a plateau.

Features Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Vegetarian and Vegan
Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
  • Alpine Wines Varieties: Pinot Noir
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Pinot Nero DOC 2017 75cl cl

This particular wine is the only one coming from the opposite side of the valley, not around Kurtatsch. There, just below the area of the Geopark, is where the best Pinot terroirs are to be found.

A beautiful, darker than expected, garnet in colour. This is a fresh, vibrant wine that keeps on giving pleasure the more you sample it. Ripe berries and cherries mix with hints of bramble and a little florality making the aromas very pleasant indeed. In the mouth, the aromas covert seamlessly into flavour. The wine is still young and this means that there is a lovely freshness in the acidity levels although it is not unbalanced at all. A late hit of dark, caramelised fruit leads in to a long, expressive finish.

This is an excellent Pinot Noir, refined and delicate but, paradoxically, with a power and robustness that belies the initial impression. Very drinkable immediately but with enough in it to lay down for at least ten years.

Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Winemaker Kellerei Kurtatsch
Country Italy
Region Alto Adige
Features Unoaked, "Slow Wine", Vegetarian and Vegan
AOC Alto Adige
Aged In Steel, Foudre (big wood)
Closure Natural Cork
Varieties Pinot Noir
Ripeness Normal
Winemaking Carbon Neutral, Malolactic
Product Code 39KH0317
Size 75cl
Alcohol 13
Last Tasted 29 May 2018
Keep Until 2025+
Case Size 6
Stock Levels 102 at London Warehouse
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