Pulenta Estate Gran Corte 2018
Pulenta Estate Gran Corte
Pulenta Estate Gran Corte palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins - the fruit profile is red rather than black, with a smooth, harmonious texture and attractive notes of cedar and dried orange peel on the finish.
Pulenta Estate Gran Corte is another superb wine from Pulenta Estate
Pulenta Estate Gran Corte eclectic blend is aged for 18 months in new Seguin Moreau oak, the varieties work together well on the nose, which reveals elegant notes of raspberry, wild strawberry, cocoa and rosemary.
The Pulenta family has been a prominent and respected force in Argentine viticulture for three generations. Sons of well-known winegrower Antonio Pulenta, and descendants of Italian immigrants, Eduardo and Hugo Pulenta founded Pulenta Estate in 2002. The vineyards are estate-owned and farmed for high quality and limited yields.
The Pulenta family has been making wine in Argentina for three generations. The sons of winemaker Antonio Pulenta and descendents of Italian immigrants, Eduardo and Hugo Pulenta, gave life to Pulenta Estate in 2002, combining experience and highly qualified labor.
The tradition, knowledge, and experience of the family acquired during 100 years since the arrival of Angelo Polenta y Palmina Spinssanti to Argentina, live today in Pulenta Estate. www.pulentaestate.com/en/vinos.php?idc=3&idp=30
Our mission is to produce a limited series of great wines, proudly made in Argentina.
Alcohol Percentage: 14.5%
Area: The 135 hectare estate is located in Alto Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo. Like all the best Argentine vineyards they are high (average 980m), thus getting a big diurnal temperature range, helping the wines retain freshness and balance
Grape Variety: 45% Malbec, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot and 5% Tannat. Aged for 18 months in new French oak
Producer: The Pulenta family has been involved in the Argentine viticulture for three generations. Eduardo and Hugo Pulenta are currently holding the reins
Rating: Big, luscious, flamboyant. Maybe not for a traditionalist, but it's a pretty seductive total package for anyone who likes rich New World reds.