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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...
- 97 Points -
A superb pinot noir with strawberry, iodine, stone, and even blueberry. Medium to full body, ultra-fine tannins and bright acidity. Starts slowly on the palate and then builds. Superb finish. Made from biodynamically grown grapes. About 30% new wood aging for two years. Old vine splendor. Better in 2017. But great.See detailed press review
- 94 Points -
Not far behind the Cincuenta y Cinco bottling in 2012, this is compact, dense and almost bloody on the palate. It has a Pommard-like note combined with lovely fruit sweetness and underlying minerality.See detailed press review