A single vineyard Pinot Noir from one of the most coastal vineyards in Chile. Bright, aromatic and fresh with delicious red fruit flavours and subtle oak playing a supporting role. A seriously cool, very versatile Pinot that pairs with just about anything from salmon to duck.
Espinos y Cardos looks to craft subtle, pure expressions of classic international varieties from cool climate vineyards planted in the 1990s. The fruit for this wine was grown in a single vineyard in the Leyda Valley, a small sub-area of the San Antonio Valley, a wine-producing sub-region which itself is part of the bigger Aconcagua wine region. The site is just 5km from the ocean – so close you can smell it – 55 miles west of central Santiago and just south of Casablanca Valley. Here, morning mists and spring frosts, often associated with the Napa Valley and Bordeaux are brought from the west coast by the Humboldt current.
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