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2017 Otronia "45 Rugientes" Pinot Noir

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/ 1 750ml bottle
SKU: 17OTRUGPN6A
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2017 Otronia

2017 Otronia "45 Rugientes" Pinot Noir

Dangerous terroir makes for some deadly-good wine, that’s for sure. Otronia’s vineyards in southernmost Argentina are subject to staggeringly strong winds and rainfall as low as 200mm/year. The unique characteristics of ‘Patagonia Extrema’ work to develop a wine with elegant, complex aromas, natural acidity, and great phenolic maturity. 

91 POINTS -  Gismondi on Wine
"Bodega Otronia is all about extreme wine growing, from its most southern position in Argentina. Desert-like conditions and winds that can top 110 kilometres per hour make just getting to harvest an achievement, but as we know, the closer to the edge you get, the better the wine. Cool, delicate, and amazingly elegant, this pinot noir has a sophisticated wildness that captures your attention immediately. Red cherries and fresh strawberries, and a persistent cinnamon spice easily grab your attention. Best of all is its amazing silky palate throughout. A beautiful newcomer."

91 POINTS - Descorchados
Red fruits such as cherries and strawberries are detected, combined with spicy notes such as black pepper, cinnamon, and mineral touches, very characteristic of this peculiar terroir. It is necessary to let the wine open to discover the multiple aromatic layers of this great Pinot Noir from Patagonia.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Patagonia
Alcohol %
13.5

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