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Primus Carmenère 2016 Wine Review

Primus Carmenère 2016

Primus Carmenère 2016

Apalta, Colchagua Valley, Chile

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Primus

Agent: Rogers & Company

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Primus 2016 is a great value Caménère produced by Alto de Casablanca in Apalta, Colchagua Valley. On the palate, this medium-full bodied red is black currant, vanilla, plum pudding, chocolate, eucalyptus, sage and rosemary with spicy pepper finish. Tannins are medium and acidity is refreshing with a long finish. The Caménère vines for this wine are planted with a southern exposure along the Tinguiririca River's old terraces. The winery practices sustainable agriculture.

Carmenère food pairings: wine-braised beef, turkey with gravy, chorizo tacos, bean fajitas.

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This Primus Carmenère 2016 was reviewed on September 1, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Primus 2016 is a great value Caménère produced by Alto de Casablanca in Apalta, Colchagua Valley. On the palate, this medium-full bodied red is black currant, vanilla, plum pudding, chocolate, eucalyptus, sage and rosemary with spicy pepper finish. Tannins are medium and acidity is refreshing with a long finish. This robust Chilean red wine is made from Caménère vines planted with a southern exposure along the Tinguiririca River's old terraces. The winery practices sustainable agriculture. Pair with smoked meats, game and strong cheeses. Drink now and for the next three years. - Community Wine Reviews

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