Achaval-Ferrer Quimera 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from Argentina, South America

Price: $51.99
Item No. 56189
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Winemaker's Notes

In the glass I see a deep purple color, with violet overtones. I smell the perfume of plums, chocolate and coffee, with a mineral note of graphite and humus. This is a complex, terroir driven wine. My first impression in mouth is velvety, and then the wine opens in an explosion of mature tannins. I find again the flavors of fruits and chocolate, the alcohol in balance with the acidity. The finish is balsamic and persistent. And in the empty glass the aroma of sweet tobacco lingers.

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Founded in 1998, Achaval-Ferrer is a team of friends who dream about great wines. Achaval-Ferrer is also a collection of old vineyards in beautiful places. They are committed to the production of wines that are expressive of their terroir. They are a small winery because this is the key to top quality. Low yields allow the vineyards to express their personality in the grapes. ...

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Learn About Argentina

(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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