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G LOT PINOT NOIR 2017 Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LUCA
This is one of 68 items (125 releases) that was not going to be presented for evaluation under new LCBO policies. Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Medium deep ruby red colour. Intense, spicy, warm, very ripe, gently juicy, plum-cherry puree nose with some bright, faintly cedary notes. Dry, medium bodied, spicy, tangy, fairly intense, warm crancherry-plum puree flavours with a lingering, gently toasty , high acid finish. Quite ready-to-drink. Has 13.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L1928319327 on the back label. The 2015 last appeared in Vintages (***) with 90-points on September 29, 2018 at $34.95 and was Recommended. CSPC 175570
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Argentina
Rating ***(90 points)
Bright, Ripe, Gently Cedary, Tangy
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: A deep, dark-berry nose with some underbrush character and discreet, smoky and savory notes, making this a complex pinot noir for Argentina or in any context. Real concentration and fine-tannin structure that beautifully matches the lively acidity. Very long, mineral finish. Spicy. Partially whole-berry ferment gives this intensity. Drink or hold. Score - 95 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, Dec. 9, 2019) Price $ 34.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 4, 2020
Cases bought 99 (6 bottles per case)

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