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Manos Negras Pinot Noir

2017 | Argentina | Patagonia 750 ml | 13.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Plum
  • Spicy (mix)
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Its also
  • 90+
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    Manos Negras was founded in 2010 by three of the senior managers from the legendary Catena Zapata winery in Mendoza, including Alejandro Sejanovich, one of the leading viticulturists in Argentina. In only 10 years Manos Negras has built an impressive reputation, winning critical acclaim and multiple awards for their wines. Good freshness and clean aromas of red berries with the faintest hints of earth. The palate is juicy and soft, with a silky texture and a supple finish. Pleasant and accessible, this is a great value and represents a superb entry level to the place and variety.

    Variety Description

    Pinot Noir

    Pinot noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. When young, wines made from Pinot noir tend to have red fruit aromas of cherries, raspberries and strawberries. As the wines age, Pinots have the potential to develop vegetal and "barnyard" aromas that can contribute to the complexity of the wine.

    Country Description


    The Argentine wine industry is the fifth largest producer of wine in the world, but consuming 90% of the wine it produces themselves. The most important wine regions of the country are located in the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan and La Rioja with the Mendoza province producing more than 60% of the Argentine wine. Due to the high altitude and low humidity of the main wine producing regions, Argentine vineyards rarely face the problems of insects, fungi, molds and other grape diseases that affect vineyards in other countries. There are many different varieties of grapes in Argentina, reflecting the country's many immigrant groups. The French brought Malbec, which makes most of Argentina's best known wines. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Chardonnay and other international varieties are also becoming more widely planted.

    Region Description


    Patagonia is South America's southernmost wine-producing region. Despite being one of the world's least-obvious places for quality viticulture, this desert region – with its cool, dry climate – has proved itself well suited to producing elegant red wines from Pinot Noir and Malbec. Patagonia is a desert, and viticulture is possible only near the rivers, where meltwater from the Andes is abundant for irrigation. The classic desert climate of warm days and cold nights extends the growing season in the region, slowing ripening in the grapes and letting them develop rich varietal character while retaining acidity.