Argentina’s “big” wine period is over (by thedrinksbusiness.com)

Posted: January 17, 2013 by wynmaker in Oenology, Vinification, Vintage, Wine, Winemaking, World wine news
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Consultant winemaker Edgardo del Pópolo has said Argentina’s period of over-oaked and over-extracted wines is “over”.
Speaking to the drinks business after a seminar at the South American Wine Workshop hosted by Santa Rita, Pópolo, who consults for Santa Rita’s Argentine estate Doña Paula, said that the trend in the country now was for greater freshness, balance and regional expression.

He conceded that Argentina’s warmer regions would mean that the country would continue to produce more typically New World wines with sweeter fruit and more concentration, however he added: “But the aim is to make them fresher, more balanced.
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