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Achaval-Ferrer, Cabernet Sauvignon

Achaval-Ferrer, Cabernet Sauvignon - 2014

Item # 34890 750mL
$21.96/ Single Bottle
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$263.52 $237.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Santiago Achaval is quite blunt about how he achieves such balance in his wines - it's simply a matter of reducing production yields in the vineyards. In Argentina, you all too often find that yields hover beyond the high range. At this winery, you'll find different expressions due to this practice.


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