Marcelo Pelleriti is the first Argentine winemaker to receive 100 Points from Robert Parker for a Bordeaux wine. Click here to read more.
Mr. Pelleriti, who serves as advisor to Algodon Wine Estates oenologists, recently received a 100 point Parker rating for his 2010 Chateau La Violette - Pomeral, following a 96-98 point rating for the 2009 vintage, and a 95-98 point rating for his Chateau Le Gay - Pomeral. He has also received a noteworthy number of ratings in the 90s for several of the wines he has served as Enologist for over the past few years. Mr. Pelleriti currently serves as the General Manager and Enologist to Bodega y Viñedos Monteviejo S.A. in Mendoza, and also serves as Enologist to Chateau La Violette, Chateau Montviel, Chateau La Graviere, and Chateau Le Gay, all located in France. He is associated with the production of the following wines from Argentina: Lindaflor Malbec (94 point rating), Lindaflor Chardonay (91 point rating), Monteviejo (90 point rating), Petite Fleur (91 point rating), Clos de los siete, Festivo, Val de Flores, Mariflor Sauvignon blanc, Mariflor Pinot Noir, and Maties de Abril; and he is associated with the production of the following wines from France: Chateau Le Gay - POMEROL (95-98 point rating), Chateau La Violette - POMEROL (92-94 point rating), Chateau Montviel - POMEROL, and Chateau La Graviere - LALANDE DE POMEROL. Mr. Pelleriti's began his career as Production Supervisor, Quality Safety Coordinator (Implementation and follow-up of ISO 9000, HACCP, TPM quality norms) for Eco de los Andes. He received post-graduate training in Strategic Planning in Viticulture from Juan Agustín Maza University in Mendoza, and also received his Bachelor in Enology and Fruit-Horticultural Industries from "Don Bosco" School of Enology, Juan Agustín Maza University.