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Almaviva, Almaviva, Concha y Toro/Rothschild 2019

Grape VarietyCabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Chile2019Almaviva, Almaviva, Concha y Toro/RothschildBT7 \ 0841,296.001297 JS8414497.0097.00Almaviva, Concha y Toro/Rothschild0.7510
Chile2019Almaviva, Almaviva, Concha y Toro/RothschildDM11550.00bt97 JS1183.3333333333397.0097.00Almaviva, Concha y Toro/Rothschild310
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Tasting Notes

The aromas of iodine and blackcurrants with roses and lavender make the wine extremely perfumed. It’s full-bodied with a tight, fine-tannined palate that shows linear flow through the center palate. It’s vertical and integrated, adding depth and serious quality to the wine.

James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, June 2021

The 2019 Almaviva is a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Carmenère (from Peumo), 5% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot and 1% Merlot, higher in Carmenere and reflecting a warmer and drier vintage when then bottled wine reached 15% alcohol. It fermented with destemmed grapes in stainless steel and matured in French oak barrels, 75% of them new, for 18 months. Here, the Carmenere adds herbal freshness and changes the aromatic profile when compared with the 2019 Epu. 2019 was a good year for Carmenere, which suffers in extremely warm years like 2017, but in moderately warm years like 2019, the variety displays that herbal character and has good density. It's full-bodied and round, with saturated tannins, tasty, spicy and long, with a dry, serious finish. It's balsamic, with notes of camphor and a silky and velvety texture. 200,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in January 2021. 2021-2030

Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate, August 2021
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