Secreto Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes:
Bright, intense, ruby-red in color. The nose is elegant, fresh, and fruity with outstanding varietal typicity reflecting notes of fresh fruits, raspberries, and sour cherries, along with subtle notes of pink roses and violets. The palate is elegant, delicate, and lively with very good balance, notes of cherries, and a fresh acidity that leads to a long finish.

Vineyards:
The grapes that go into this wine came from two vineyards located near the town of Casablanca, approximately 20 kilometers in direct line to the sea. Both are planted on hillsides in the cold sector of the Casablanca Valley. The soils of Both vineyards are planted on hillsides with granitic soil. The vineyard was planted to a density of 3,333 plants per hectare. The vines are vertically positioned and spur and cane pruned. Shoots are tipped in spring and early summer, and leaves are pulled manually in early March to increase solar exposure to the grapes.


Vinification process:
The grapes were manually selected prior to destemming and were transferred uncrushed to a stainless steel tank, where they underwent an 8-day pre-fermentation cold soak at 8ºC (46ºF) for greater extraction of color and aromas. Alcoholic fermentation took place with selected yeasts at 25º–26ºC (77-79ºF) with 2 daily pump over that were kept short to extract only the most elegant tannins and obtain a fruity and friendly wine. The new wine later underwent malolactic fermentation naturally in French oak barrels.

Main aromas and flavors:
Raspberries, and sour cherries, along with subtle notes of pink roses and violets.


Grape:
Pinot Noir 85% with a 15% “secret”


Aging process:
78% of the wine was aged for 7 months in French oak barrels (100%), of which 9% were new and the rest were third and fourth use to prevent an excessive presence of oak in the wine. The remaining 22% was held in stainless steel tanks to contribute fruitiness and freshness to the final blend.


Alcohol Contents:
14,4% vol.


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