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Primus Primus The Blend Rare Red Blend Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Carmenere

$163.58 / case(12)



Mediterranean climate with well-defined seasons. Vineyards from apalta and marchigue. Well-drained clay-loam soils and colluvial soils. Harvest 2014: temperatures were moderate with slow maturation curves allowing to make accurate decisions regarding the harvest looking for grapes with a strong fresh character balance and tannin structure. Final results were very positive: yields were low and we obtained high concentration expressive and intense fruit flavors. The wine: an expressive blend that combines the potential of each terroir for each specific variety. Cabernet sauvignon provides structure while carmenere adds spices which combine with the freshness and red fruit from the merlot achieving a balanced elegant wine with soft tannins and a lingering finish. Primus wines are crafted by expert viticulturists and winemakers led by winemaker rodrigo soto who works closely with alvaro espinoza pioneer in organic and biodynamic practices in chile. This experienced team,,wine~chile wines~chile~~colchagua valley~,vt,y,red,n 886,008308590308,1ruffino riserva ducale chianti classico docg sangiovese merlot cabernet sauvignon [italy],750ml,6,21. 02,249. 98,12,,y,tasting notes this complex and deep red wine is characterized by sweet cherry and red berry fruit notes with delicately spiced hints of tobacco leather cedar white pepper and a touch of flint. It’s well balanced on the palate with velvety tannins firm acidity and a lingering finish of rosemary and figs. Its structure will allow it to age for many years. The story this fabled ruffino wine has been one of our most prized since it was first released in 1927. Riserva ducale is crafted using modern winemaking techniques to enhance traditional italian methods and is widely acknowledged as a benchmark for chianti classico riserva. Why this name? Ducale means ‘duke’ in italian. Riserva ducale honors the duke of aosta who braved a journey over the alps to taste the ruffino wines that he had heard so much about. He was so impressed by the wine that in 1890 he appointed ruffino as the official supplier to the italian royal family. This honor is not only reflected in the wine’s name but

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