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La Posta del Vinatero Pinot Noir Glorieta Vineyard Mendoza 2009

External Review by We Speak Wine:

Medium ruby, good varietal character, spicy red fruits, savory, well-balanced, lengthy. Light, but fresh and focused, with a nicely spiced frame to the cherry and briar notes. Drink now. 3,500 cases imported. -JM Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot NoirVineyard Location(s): Tupungato-Villa BastiasAverage Vineyard Elevation: 3,700 feetAverage Age of Vines: 17 yearsOak Regimen: 10 months in 20% new and 80% second-use French barrelsAlcohol: 13.9%Case Production: 3,800 ** SOLD OUT **

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Winery: La Posta
Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Angel Paulucci's family has produced wine in Italy since the early 1800's, and Angel arrived in Mendoza with his parents in 1953 at the age of 21. In 1960, he planted his first Malbec vineyard, and in 1970 he planted a special block of Malbec vines in Ugarteche at the southern limit of the Lujan de Cuyo department. If you get Angel talking, plan to stay awhile—he will regale you with childh... Read more
Angel Paulucci's family has produced wine in Italy since the early 1800's, and Angel arrived in Mendoza with his parents in 1953 at the age of 21. In 1960, he planted his first Malbec vineyard, and in 1970 he planted a special block of Malbec vines in Ugarteche at the southern limit of the Lujan de Cuyo department. If you get Angel talking, plan to stay awhile—he will regale you with childhood stories of enemy soldiers firing bullets into his family's red wine barrels so that they could quench their thirst. And of course, he will tell you about his vineyard: very tight spacing, superficial irrigation, lime-laden soils, and Malbec grapes that make an old-timer smile. Read less

External Reviews for La Posta del Vinatero Pinot Noir Glorieta Vineyard Mendoza

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
01/03/2013

Medium ruby, good varietal character, spicy red fruits, savory, well-balanced, lengthy. Light, but fresh and focused, with a nicely spiced frame to the cherry and briar notes. Drink now. 3,500 cases imported. -JM Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot NoirVineyard Location(s): Tupungato-Villa BastiasAverage Vineyard Elevation: 3,700 feetAverage Age of Vines: 17 yearsOak Regimen: 10 months in 20% new and 80% second-use French barrelsAlcohol: 13.9%Case Production: 3,800 ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2008 01/13/2012

Varieties: 100% Pinot NoirWood Treatment: 10 months in 20% new and 80% second-use French barrels - Winery ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2008 11/07/2011

Varieties: 100% Pinot NoirWood Treatment: 10 months in 20% new and 80% second-use French barrels - Winery ** Only 2 in Stock **




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