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Alma Negra was founded by Ernesto Catena, a 4th generation winemaker of Italian descent who, having spent a part of his life working as a designer and being a fervent student of Renaissance humanism, sees it as his mission to transform everything in his wine world into art, from growing the grapes to making wine to selling it. From the beginning, Ernesto searched for people with a strong creative drive to make sure that the right values stood at the core of the company. Teamwork is at the...
Dense, dark and rich with an intriguing untamed wildness, develops aromas of dark fruits, coffee, graphite and petrichor--that wonderful earthy smell that happens when the raindrops hit the ground. On the palate it flows smoothly with full round tannins and lingers for a long time with echoes of dark ripe fruit and warm espresso.
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A firm and savory style, with notes of slate and pepper to the dried cherry, dark currant and forest floor flavors. Accents of chocolate nibs and tobacco lengthen out on the finish. Bonarda and Malbec.See detailed press review