JAN-086

Praepositus Pinot Nero Riserva, Abbazia di Novacella

100% Blauburgunder (Pinot Nero) grown at an elevation of 350 meters in gravelly marine soils.  Fermentation takes place in stainless steel with punchdowns at regular intervals for 20 days. Malolactic fermentation and maturation occurs over 18 months in French barriques.

Producer:
Vintage:
2012
Country:
Italy
Region:
Trentino/Alto Adige
Appellation:
Alto Adige DOC
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
6
Bottle Size:
750

Tasting Notes

A stylish and elegant Pinot Noir rather than full-bodied and muscular. Brilliant medium ruby with a fresh, fruity nose, aromatic, supple and luscious with hints of red currants and damsons, velvety tannins and a discreet whiff of oak spice.

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Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
91
Date:
2014-10-31