Trumpeter Pinot Noir

Trumpeter Pinot NoirWe’ve been reviewing a lot of pinot noir over the past several weeks and we’re getting toward the end of this series.  In the lineup, we’ve only reviewed one from Argentina so far, the Humberto Canale from Patagonia.  And the Trumpeter makes it two, this one appearance from the Mendoza province.
Trumpeter is produced by Rutini Wines, a winery with a description going back to 1885.  Although it was run as a family winery for four generations, it was bought by a group of investors in 1994 and has gone through extensive modernization since then.  The winemaking at Rutini is currently let by Mariano Di Paolo, who joined Rutini back in 1995. Read more