Monday, 17 May 2010

TN : Heru Pinot Noir 2007, Vina Ventisquero, Casablanca Valley, Chile

On the back label is states "A legend tells the story of an elf named Heru who secretly lived among the vines of Casablanca while keeping watch ovet the harvest, his most precious treasure".

The grapes were grown on gentle slopes of granitic red clay. Below a depth of 1 metre, subsoils of fractured granite promote the development of deep root systems, allowing the vines to take up mineral complexity. The vineyard is oriented in a North-South exposure. The yield was 4 to 5 tons per hectare or 1.6 to 2 tons per acre. The grapes were harvested between March 25th and March 30th.

Colour : Bright red

Aroma : Red fruits, spice, vanilla, woody

Taste : Stewed sweet red fruits, strawberry, very spicy, raspberry, oak

Alcohol : 14%

Price : 229 SEK

Mark : B-

Website : Vina Ventisquero

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