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CHACRA 2014 CHACRA Barda Pinot Noir

CHACRA
Barda Pinot Noir 2014 Biodynamic

$37.74** Suggested retail price

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Product codeProduct code 741851
FormatFormat 12x750ml
Listing typeListing type Open
StatusStatus Available
CountryCountry Argentina
Regulated designationRegulated designation Geographical Indication (GI)
RegionRegion Patagonia
Varietal(s)Varietal(s) Pinot Noir 100 %
ColorColor Red
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  • About this winery

    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...

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  • Winemaking notes

    "Barda" ("The Ridge") is a blend of selected grapes from three vineyards: 'Treinta y Dos', the original 1932 property, 'Cincuenta y Cinco', the vineyard planted in 1955, and grapes from a twenty year-old vineyard which is located on the original 1932 property.

Product reviews

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    - 92 Points -

    James Suckling

    A well-structured pinot noir with a solid core of fruit, firm tannins and bright acidity. Lots of iodine, blueberry, strawberry and floral character. Better in 2016 but delicious already.
     [+] Detailed press review

    May 2015

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    - 91 Points -

    Wine Spectator

    Pure, minerally and powerful, with concentrated flavors of red plum and dried raspberry, loaded with powerful meaty notes. Sandalwood accents linger on the finish, showing caressing tannins.
     [+] Detailed press review

    December 2015

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    - 91 Points -

    Wine Advocate

    The just-bottled 2014 Barda could be the longest-lived of the four vintages I tasted. It looked like a very good vintage early on, with a few warm nights before the harvest. The grapes were picked quite early and vinification was softer than normal....
     [+] Detailed press review

    August 2015