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Primus Carménère 2018
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Apalta – Colchagua Valley, Chile
Produced by Alto de Casablanca, Primus 2018 is a full-bodied Chilean Carmenère fragrant with earthy florals, mixed dark berry and wild herb aromas, juicy with dark berry, violets, sage and thyme flavours with a spicy peppery finish. Nicely done. The Caménère vines for this wine are south facing along the Tinguiririca River.
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Neyen Espiritu De Apalta 20130 out of 5(0)
Apalta, Colchagua Valley, Chile
Though each year varies slightly, Neyen seeks balance, an elegant synergy between the characteristics of each variety. Serving as the wine’s back bone, Cabernet Sauvignon adds structured smoothness, while carmenere, Bordeaux’s lost variety, delivers a soft texture and silky finish.
APPEARANCE: Intense, ruby red with hints of purple
AROMA: Complex aromas of strawberry, raspberry, plum and cassis mingle with hints of pepper and vanilla.
PALATE: A soft and elegant wine, with ripe tannins and low acidity. On the palate the fruit takes the main stage, with prominent and persistent.
OAK TREATMENT: 18 months in French oak, 50% new
VARIETAL: Carmenere 55%, Cabernet Sauvignon 45%
AGE OF VINES: 35 – 120 years
HARVEST: By handSKU: NEY01-1300750-RD
Almaviva 2016 Puente Alto0 out of 5(0)
- Assemblage :
- Cabernet Sauvignon : 66 %
- Carmenère : 24 %
- Cabernet Franc : 8 %
- Petit Verdot : 2 %
Deep, intense and brilliant ruby red colour. The nose reveals delicate aromas of red fruits and berries, such as raspberry and blackberry, which are harmoniously integrated with notes of toffee and coffee, offering a refined and distinguished nose. The elegance of the wine is underscored by its round and fresh mouthfeel. Subtle, but present tannins frame the blend, leading to a vanilla and peppery finish. Complex and luxurious, Almaviva 2016 is a remarkably graceful and silky wine, faithful to its predecessors in style and precision. Barrel Aging: 16 Months, New French Oak.SKU: AMV01-1600750-RD
Primus Carménère 20170 out of 5(0)
Apalta – Colchagua Valley, Chile
Red fruit aromas, with cedar and boldo notes. On the palate it is fresh and fruity, with ﬂavors of cherry and hints of pepper and rosemary. Silky, with velvety tannins and great mouthfeel.
There was little rainfall during the season, concentrated in the winter months. Temperatures rose signiﬁcantly near the end of spring, with record high temperatures, and the beginning of harvest was unusually early. The grapes were harvested with optimum ripeness, giving way to wines of great concentration and ﬂavor intensity, and excellent balance between acidity and tannins.SKU: PRM02-1700750-RD
Opus One 20100 out of 5(0)
The 2010 vintage will be long remembered as a uniquely demanding year. Mother Nature was capricious and challenging in presenting us with tremendous variability – unseasonably cold days, untimely rainfall, and surprisingly sunny and hot days. While colder than normal, the leaves were able to produce the needed sugar, while the grape berries developed lovely and complex flavor and aroma components. Bud break and flowering were eight days later than the 5-year average. Unexpectedly high temperatures in late August and September allowed the vines to finish the growing season very well. Having left the sufficient number of leaves on the vines so as to have a full canopy, our grapes avoided possible sunburn from this late season heat. The success of the 2010 harvest was assured when we correctly assessed the early maturity of the grapes and had the confidence to pick at the first sight of ripeness. Harvest began on September 23 and succinctly concluded thirty-one days later on October 23.
Aromas of fresh blackberry, rose petals, chocolate and espresso accentuate a profound tapestry of fruity and earthy nuances. Round velvety tannins enrobe a silky texture with a slight touch of minerality. The flavors of dark fruit are enhanced by the well-integrated acidity. The acidity and tannin structure promise a very long life ahead for this wine.
Varietal : Cabernet Sauvignon 84%, Merlot 5.5%, Cabernet Franc 5.5%, Petit Verdot 4% and Malbec 1%SKU: OPO01-1000750-RD
Handpicked Collection Chardonnay 20160 out of 5(0)
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Opening with stone fruit and floral aromas with bright citrus notes, this wine has layers of fruit flavour and creamy complexity derived from 11 months aging on lees in barrel.
Vintage 2016 was marked by warm and dry conditions and the Mornington Peninsula harvest was one of the earliest on record. It arrived in a hurry too and many vignerons were picking in early February. The resulting wines have excellent flavour and weight and tend be earlier drinking styles.SKU: HDP04-1600750-WH