This is one of the wines that we begged to be imported. Bodegas Chacra is a biodynamic estate in the dry region of Rio Negro in Patagonia, Argentina. Started in 2004 of Piero Incisa della Rocchetta of the iconic Tuscan winery Sassicaia, Chacra has been producing wines of remarkable energy, purity, and precision.
"Lunita is a very special wine to me. It is made from a very old, un-grafted, tiny vineyard of 1.5 hectares that we nourished back to life over the course of the last 13 years. The vineyard sits on the middle part of our valley and has an equal amount of calcarious material, sand pebbles, and clay. In prior years, the grapes of the Lunita vineyard were destined to Barda, as I felt that the vines were still somewhat not perfectly balanced. Slowly, as the vineyard came back to life, we decided to ferment it separately. Lunita’s grapes are picked early in the morning and are fermented in an open cement tank in whole clusters. The wine is not extracted nor concentrated as we ferment it by infusions. 50% of the elevage is done in used oak barrels and the remainder 50% is fermented in cement." -- Piero Incisa
100% Pinot Noir
Aged: 11 month in concrete tanks for 100%
100% natural and unfiltered
Organic and biodynamic