Vigno by De MartinoVignadores de Carignan

2011 / 750 ml. | Item #: 40051

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Primary Grape: Carignan | All Grapes: 85% Carignano, 15% Malbec and Cinsault

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Critical Acclaim

RP95 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 25th Jun 2014

"The 2011 Vigno Single Vineyard La Aguada is a field blend from an un-grafted, dry-farmed, head-pruned old vineyard called La Aguada in Sauzal, in the coastal mountain range in Maule, one of the closest Carignan plots to the Pacific Ocean in the region, which was planted with a mixture of approximately 90% Carignan and 10% other red varieties (Pais, Carmenere, Cinsault and Malbec) in 1955. It has a beautiful perfumed nose with elegant yet rustic touches of cured meats, tree bark, a touch of smoke, ripe cherries and subtle sweet spices with very good acidity, good tension, and delineated pure flavors. A yummy, supple, meaty, delicious bottle of wine, very drinkable and food-friendly. It’s drinking well now, but it should also age well. This is simply superb, elegant, fresh, balanced, a great expression of Carignan and the Maule. At this quality level this is a real bargain. Super! Drink now–2019." (95 pts.)

VN92 Vinous Jun 2015

"Brilliant ruby. Aromas of fresh raspberry and cherry, with suave floral and mineral nuances adding vivacity. On the palate, sappy, palate-staining red and dark berry flavors put on weight and gain sweetness with air. A powerful yet lithe blend with excellent finishing clarity and fine-grained tannins sneaking in slowly to add grip." (92 pts.)

SP90 Wine Spectator Nov 15, 2014

"A minerally and exuberantly fruity red, filled with expressive raspberry, cherry and crushed red plum flavors. Snappy midpalate, with a fresh and focused finish, showing plenty of red currant notes. Drink now through 2017. 600 cases made." (90 pts.)

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SKU 40051
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Vigno by De Martino
Country Chile
Region Valle Central
District N/A
Product Location - Location-Appellation Maule Valley
Package Size 750 ml.
Packaging - Non-Standard and Special N/A
Proof/Alcohol by Volume N/A
Brand Vigno
Brand URL N/A
Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style N/A
Vintage 2011
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Critical Acclaim N/A
Premier Pick No
Awards and Accolades N/A
Awards Description N/A
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Organic Description N/A
Wine Type Table Wine
Wine - Color Red
Grape(s) 85% Carignano, 15% Malbec and Cinsault
Primary Grape Carignan
Body N/A
Finish N/A
Food Pairing N/A
Occasion Pairing N/A
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
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