Libations

Salton Vinicola – Brazilian Pinot Noir

Luis Betancur

June 03 2014 - 10:40 PM

COUNTRY: BRAZIL
REGION: RIO GRANDE DO SUL
PRODUCER: VINÍCOLA SALTON S.A
DENOMINATION: DISTRITO DE TUIUTY
YEAR: 2012
VARIETAL: Pinot Noir
ABV:  14.5%
NOSE : Lightly fresh herbaceous, fresh wet soil at noon, very approachable rasberries, vanilla and a hint of fresh blueberries, also some tartness of dried black tea.
TASTE: Elegant medium body with balanced acidity, refreshing (especially when slightly chilled), cranberries and unripened raspberries, pomegranate, slightly tart (mate tea), hint of leather at the end, short finish
ACIDITY: Mediun
TANNIC: Light +
FINISH: Cranberries, blueberries, mate tea, leather
DESCRIPTION: A good pinot noir from Brazil that’s best when slightly chilled. Balanced (acidity, alcohol, residual sugar),  A value wine to enjoy anytime, will probably improve after 1 year due to a great acidity that will it develop more. Excellent value from $14 to $19

 

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