2019 Casas Del Bosque Pinot Noir Gran Reserva
2019 Casas Del Bosque Pinot Noir Gran Reserva A ruby red, cool Chilean Pinot Noir. Intense aromas of black currants, brambly berries, and cedar dominate, textured with lively spices, fruit-forward acidity, and elegant structure. A warm, rounded finish completes the picture. Share with friends over charred or slow-cooked lamb and chicken. This 2019 wine is all estate-grown fruit; the Pinot Noir comes form the coolest regions of the Casablanca Valley, from vineyards of clay and decomposed granite.
Casas Del Bosque Pinot Noir Sourced from 10 to 15 year old hillside blocks on a red clay mixed with decomposed granite. The grapes were harvested by hand in the last week of April, and the bunches sorted before being put in small stainless steel tanks for fermentation. It was aged for 14 months in French oak barrels, used and new.
On the nose intense aromas of cinnamon, black plum and cedar dominate with just a hint of orange blossom. In the mouth red cherry, raspberry and a touch of allspice are all in evidence. A well integrated oak backbone is backed-up by fresh acidity together with soft, well-rounded tannins with together impart excellent structure and length.