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Bodega Chacra is located in the Rio Negro Valley of northern Patagonia, 620 miles south of Buenos Aires, roughly equidistant west to east from the Andes Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It is an idyllic region for grape growing notable for the absence of phylloxera and vine diseases. Due to the region's remoteness the air is unbelievably pristine, creating tremendous luminosity and intensity of sunlight. In 2004 Piero Incisa della Rocchetta purchased the first of three vineyards that have now...
- 95 Points -
A fantastic Barda with dried strawberries, orange peel and tangerines. Medium to full body, firm and silky tannins and a long and flavorful finish. 60% fermented and aged in cement tanks. Tight and beautiful.See detailed press review
- 92 Points -
There’s less of this crowd-pleasing Pinot Noir in 2016 because of the wet vintage, but it’s still a very quaffable red with cherry stone and raspberry fruit, a touch of oak and some pepper spice. A South American Chorey-lès-Beaune.See detailed press review