MARCELO PELLERITI SELECCION Blend of Terroir 2016
95 James Sucking Points
Malbec (50%) - Syrah (31%) - Cabernet Franc (19%)
Marcelo Pelleriti Wines, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
Pelleriti Selection is made with handpicked fruit from low yielding vines, using micro-vinification methods and natural yeasts. This wine promises to represent Marcelo’s dedication and passion, and will continue to develop with time, to reach its full potential.
Aged for 20 months in new French oak barrels.
This wine has intense mineral characteristics, which shows the attributes of the best terroir for Argentine Malbec
ABOUT MARCELO PELLERITI
Marcelo Pelleriti is an award winning, pioneer winemaker of the Uco Valley in Mendoza, Argentina. He is one of the few winemakers in the world that does two harvests a year, on in Mendoza and one in Pomerol, France. He was the first Argentine winemaker to get 100 Parker Points for one of his wines (La Violette, from Pomerol). In Uco Valley Marcelo fosters the entire elaboration process; managing the vineyards, from pruning to harvest, ensuring the fruit is superior in quality. He is at the forefront of exploring innovative and traditional wine making techniques including micro-vinification.