I've written about Pedro Parra, the terroir hunter, before. The Chile-based soil specialist has gotten rather busy recently, helping numerous wineries in both Chile and now Argentina, fine-tune their viticulture based on the myriad soil types that often exist in a single vineyard. What on the surface looks the same is often quite varied below, and Parra's work has caught the interest of folks like Aurelio Montes, Alexandra Marnier-Lapostolle and others.
So, it was probably just a matter of time until Parra got into the winemaking end of things. I sat down with him here at my office yesterday to talk about his nascent project.
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