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Amayna Pinot Noir 2018 750ml

size
750ml
country
Chile
appellation
Leyda
JS
91
VM
91
Additional vintages
2018 2013
JS
91
Rated 91 by James Suckling
A medium-bodied, juicy red with aromas of cranberry, wild raspberry, button mushroom and lemon zest. Fresh and succulent with silky tannins and bright acidity. Crunchy red fruit and zest on the finish. Drink now or hold. ... More details
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Amayna Pinot Noir 2018 750ml

SKU 864705
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JS
91
VM
91
JS
91
Rated 91 by James Suckling
A medium-bodied, juicy red with aromas of cranberry, wild raspberry, button mushroom and lemon zest. Fresh and succulent with silky tannins and bright acidity. Crunchy red fruit and zest on the finish. Drink now or hold.
VM
91
Rated 91 by Vinous Media
The 2018 Pinot Noir Amayna from San Juan de Leyda was 15% stem fermented before aging in French barrels and foudres. Very intense cherry red in the glass. The strawberry and sour cherry aromas combine with mushroom and earthy flavors. Pleasant on the palate, this offers surprisingly firm tannins and lingering, bold flavors lent nuance by the aging process.
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size
750ml
country
Chile
appellation
Leyda
Additional vintages
2018 2013
Overview
Rated 91 - The 2018 Pinot Noir Amayna from San Juan de Leyda was 15% stem fermented before aging in French barrels and foudres. Very intense cherry red in the glass. The strawberry and sour cherry aromas combine with mushroom and earthy flavors. Pleasant on the palate, this offers surprisingly firm tannins and lingering, bold flavors lent nuance by the aging process.
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Varietal: Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir grapes have been cultivated in and around the Burgundy region of France for centuries, where they have long been favored by vintners for their wide range of flavors, their thin skins and for producing wines which have light, smooth tannins, and a beautiful garnet red color Whilst they remain one of the flagship varietals of this special region, their wide popularity and recent status as a fashionable 'romantic' varietal has led to them being planted in almost every wine producing country in the world. However, the Pinot Noir demands a huge amount of care and attention from the wineries that wish to grow it, as this varietal is particularly susceptible to various forms of mildew and rot. Despite this, the grape is otherwise a favorite with wineries for the fact that it requires little extra effort once it begins fermentation. Pinot Noir is also widely known for producing some of the world's most famous sparkling wines, being one of two key grapes for the production of Champagne, and several other sparkling varieties.
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Country: Chile

Chile has a long and rich wine history which dates back to the Spanish conquistadors of the 16th century, who were the first to discover that the wonderful climate and fertile soils of this South American country were ideal for vine cultivation. It has only been in the past forty or fifty years, however, that Chile as a modern wine producing nation has really had an impact on the rest of the world. Generally relatively cheap in price,Whilst being widely regarded as definitively 'New World' as a wine producing country, Chile has actually been cultivating grapevines for wine production for over five hundred years. The Iberian conquistadors first introduced vines to Chile with which to make sacramental wines, and although these were considerably different in everything from flavor, aroma and character to the wines we associate with Chile today, the country has a long and interesting heritage when it comes to this drink. Chilean wine production as we know it first arose in the country in the mid to late 19th century, when wealthy landowners and industrialists first began planting vineyards as a way of adopting some European class and style. They quickly discovered that the hot climate, sloping mountainsides and oceanic winds provided a perfect terroir for quality wines, and many of these original estates remain today in all their grandeur and beauty, still producing the wines which made the country famous.
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green grapes

Varietal: Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir grapes have been cultivated in and around the Burgundy region of France for centuries, where they have long been favored by vintners for their wide range of flavors, their thin skins and for producing wines which have light, smooth tannins, and a beautiful garnet red color Whilst they remain one of the flagship varietals of this special region, their wide popularity and recent status as a fashionable 'romantic' varietal has led to them being planted in almost every wine producing country in the world. However, the Pinot Noir demands a huge amount of care and attention from the wineries that wish to grow it, as this varietal is particularly susceptible to various forms of mildew and rot. Despite this, the grape is otherwise a favorite with wineries for the fact that it requires little extra effort once it begins fermentation. Pinot Noir is also widely known for producing some of the world's most famous sparkling wines, being one of two key grapes for the production of Champagne, and several other sparkling varieties.
fields

Country: Chile

Chile has a long and rich wine history which dates back to the Spanish conquistadors of the 16th century, who were the first to discover that the wonderful climate and fertile soils of this South American country were ideal for vine cultivation. It has only been in the past forty or fifty years, however, that Chile as a modern wine producing nation has really had an impact on the rest of the world. Generally relatively cheap in price,Whilst being widely regarded as definitively 'New World' as a wine producing country, Chile has actually been cultivating grapevines for wine production for over five hundred years. The Iberian conquistadors first introduced vines to Chile with which to make sacramental wines, and although these were considerably different in everything from flavor, aroma and character to the wines we associate with Chile today, the country has a long and interesting heritage when it comes to this drink. Chilean wine production as we know it first arose in the country in the mid to late 19th century, when wealthy landowners and industrialists first began planting vineyards as a way of adopting some European class and style. They quickly discovered that the hot climate, sloping mountainsides and oceanic winds provided a perfect terroir for quality wines, and many of these original estates remain today in all their grandeur and beauty, still producing the wines which made the country famous.