Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Cono Sur Valle Central Pinot Noir 2010 86+ Points

Clear, day bright, ruby cherry red with pale rim, medium minus concentration, medium plus viscosity.

Clean, slight reductiveness, medium plus intensity, ripe dark cherries, strawberries, raspberry jelly!, redstone fruit, vibrant and primary, brush of earth, menthol freshness, subtle spicy oak, very well integrated, very good ripe Pinot fruit definition.

Dry with slight residual sugar,medium plus acidity, fresh and crunchy, delicately ripe medium minus but firm tannin, sour cherries note, tangy, medium plus alcohol (13.5%), medium lenght and medium complexity.

Purchase at Checkers Hyper Fourways, R 49.99, this is a very good bottle for it's price, especially for Pinot Noir, impressive value, a must buy.

Cono Cur is made by celebrated winemaker Adolfo Hurtado.