Crushed & Cured

Manos Negras, Red Soil Select, Pinot Noir, Mendoza, Argentina, 2020


The autumn berry aromas are earthy, with flavours of bramble, chocolate and plum with some earthy spice.

Gentle de stemming, cold maceration for 2 days and whole berry fermentation with natural yeasts at a maximum temperature of 22° C. There is extensive punching down for the first 7 days of the 12 day fermentation. 12 months in 225 litre French oak barrels 

The 2018 Red soil select was picked from vineyards in Rio Negro, a region that has Patagonia’s most unique soil profile, with bright red, iron rich clay soils prevalent throughout the vineyard.

Country: Argentina 

Region: Rio Negro, Mendoza

Vintage: 2020

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir 

ABV: 12.5%

Size: 750ml 

Producer: Manos Negras