Pedro Parra y Familia, "Pencopolitano" Red Blend
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Pedro Parra y Familia, "Pencopolitano" Red Blend - 2019

Item # 39523 750mL
$21.96/ Single Bottle
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Tasting Notes

Winemaker Pedro Parra makes wines that he likes to drink: terroir-focused, with a hands-off approach in the vineyard and cellar. The granite soils and cool coastal winds keep the wines fresh with a fine mineral streak. This red blend shows red and black fruit flavors with silky tannins.


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Staff Pick Notes

Winemaker Pedro Parra has been called the "rock whisperer" and it's easy to understand where that came from when you try his wines. They've developed a dedicated following as part of the "New Chile" wine movement. He holds a PhD in terroir, consults for wineries the world over, yet he is most dedicated to creating unique wines from the granite soils of the Itata Valley region. The "Pencopolitano" (meaning a resident of Concepcion, his home town) is a blend of several varietals that thrive in Chile - Carmenere, Pais, Cinsault - resulting in an intense, savory wine. Notes of smoked bacon, salted nuts, burnt toast with an elegantly light texture.This is an explosion of salinity for the senses. Mezcal drinkers take note.

- TD

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