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Weon Carignan - 2016

Item # 37054 750mL
$15.96/ Single Bottle
$191.52 $172.37/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A fresh and delicious Carignan from Maule Valley. This is a great find from Chile with an easy drinking style especially suited to pizza and stuffed peppers. Viña Maitia is operated by the husband and wife team of David Marcel, a French/Basque vigneron, and Loreta Garau, a Chilean enologist.


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