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Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Petit Verdot 2012

Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Petit Verdot 2012
$35.99

SKU 1210501110

750ml

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Remolinos Vineyard, named after its tiny whirlwinds, was started from a patch of bare land where only wild shrubs grew. At 3,500 feet (1,050 meters) it is located in the highest area of Agrelo, in the region of Mendoza. The planning of the vineyard was meticulous and based on our conviction that all decisions had to be sensitive to the natural attributes of this beautiful, if desolate, terrain. The altitude of 3,500 feet (1,050 meters) allows the grapes to mature slowly to perfection, developing complex flavours, but it demands viticultural precision and expertise.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Argentina, Mendoza, Agrelo
Brand Finca Decero
Alcohol/vol 14.1%
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Wine EnthusiastBlackberry and prune aromas show herbal notes and a hint of dried leaf. Medium-full in size and friendly in feel, this has moderate acidity that lends freshness. Gritty, peppery black-fruit flavors finish with an echo of licorice and dark spice. Drink through 2021.

Michael Schachner, October 1, 2016