SKU403 MONTES ALPHA PINOT NOIR
Beautiful and delicate ruby red color. Intense and elegant nose with predominance of strawberries and flowery hints that all together makes this Pinot Noir a very lively, harmonious and generous wine. In the palate is clean, well balanced, with soft rounded tannins and a good level of acidity. The wine is lengthy in the mouth showing a well integrated and balanced oak. Due to the very intense microbiologic control this wine is very lightly filtered, what makes the aromas and color very expressive of Pinot Noir.
Winemaking: The grapes have been harvested from the famous Leyda valley. After harvesting, the grapes were cold macerated at 10_ C (50_F) for 7 days and then fermented. 60% of the wine was aged in French oak for 12 months. The other 40% was not oak aged. 20% of the oak used was new oak. After a very light filtration the wine was bottled. Denomination of Origin: Leyda Valley. Oak Aging: 60% of the wine for 12 months in French oak (20% new). Filtering: One soft filtering. Yield of Vineyard: About 6 tons per hectare. Grape Variety: Pinot Noir 100%. Case production: 2.500 cases of 12 x 750ml. Case production: 2.500 cases of 12 x 750ml. Cellaring: Can be enjoyed now or cellared for at least 8 years. Recommended serving T_: 15_ to 17_C. (59_ to 63_ F). Decanting: At least 30 minutes. Basic Analysis: Alcohol 14.5 % PH 3.56 g/lt Total Acidity (H2SO4) 3.35 g/lt Volatile Acidity (C2H4O2) 0.48 g/lt Residual Sugar 2.72 g/lt Free (SO2) 33 mg/lt