Algodon's Marcelo Pelleriti First Argentine Winemaker to Receive 100 Parker Points for Bordeaux Wine

San Rafael, Argentina (PressExposure) March 12, 2013 -- Scott Mathis, Founder of Algodon Wine Estates, is pleased to announce that Marcelo Pelleriti, Algodon's Senior Wine Advisor, received a perfect score from Robert Parker for his wine Chateau La Violette 2010, a Merlot made in Pomerol, where Pelleriti has worked since 2001. The winemaker also received the honor of 99 points for his Merlot/Cabernet Franc blend from Chateau Le Gay. In addition to his work in France, Pelleriti also currently serves as head winemaker for Algodon Wine Estates in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina.

"This epitomizes the importance of what it means to have Marcelo on our team at Algodon," says Mathis, "Our vision from the beginning was to create the highest quality, internationally recognized wines, and to be associated with winemakers of world-class caliber.Our thought has always been that if we can produce great wines, it might have a positive overall effect on the value of our Argentina vineyards for sale."

Pelleriti tells WineSur that he believes the recent successes lies in part due to the age of the vineyards and in part due to micro-vinification, a specialized winemaking process that he also employs at Algodon.

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Algodon properties are owned and operated by Algodon Partners, founded by Chairman & CEO Scott Mathis and partners. Based in NYC with offices in Buenos Aires and Mendoza, Algodon provides an unequivocal strategic advantage in Argentine real estate acquisition and development.

About Algodon Wine Estates

Algodon Wine Estates was recently named one of the world's top Vineyard real estate inn's by Frommer's Travel Guide!Now wine lovers can own a piece of our International real estate, with a custom designed luxury home on a private vineyard, golf or polo estate.Enjoy all the joys of world-class wine production, and leave the winemaking to us.

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