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Carrau Pinot Noir de Reserva 2011

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Red bright delicate colour. Intense red fruits like raspberries and delicate notes of spices, liquorice and white pepper. Well balanced French oak. Fresh and lively, structured on the palate, with very complex flavours and a long velvety aftertaste.

Food Matching: Perfect for drinking on it's own or ideal to serve with cold beef like Carpaccio, casseroles or pasta.

Grape Variety100% Pinot Noir 

Region: Las Violetas, Uruguay
Vineyard: Cerro Chapeu, Rivera
Age of the Vineyard: Vines planted in 1995
Time of Harvest: 30th January
Altitude: 300m      

Harvest Method: Hand picked 
Viticulture & Winemaking: Handpicked and transported in small 15kg cases. Fermentation for 10 days at 20°-22°C in open stainless steel tanks. Pressed and finished with spontaneous malolactic in barrels. Aged for 6 months on lees in new French oak.
Oak Ageing: 100% of the wine is aged in new French oak.
Winemaker: Francisco Carrau

Alcohol: 12.7% vol.
Volume: 750ml
Residual Sugar: 1.8 gr/ litre
Standard Drinks: 7.5
Best Served: 16°-18°
Cellaring:  Ready to drink now.