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Almaviva

2016 750ml

Product Code: 440001-201675

Almaviva

2016 750ml

2016 750ml

Product Code: 440001-201675
S$219.00
S$219.00
OR
A very fine and elegant Almaviva with fresh fruit and herb character. Medium-to-full body, tight and focused with very fine, linear tannins and a chocolate and light cedar undertone to the whole thing. Savory, too. Smoked meat and succulent. It's tight but opens with air. Classicism here. 66% cabernet sauvignon, 24% carmenere, 8% cabernet franc and 2% petit verdot. Drink in 2021.
  • Chile
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

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Source: James suckling (JS-97 points)
A very fine and elegant Almaviva with fresh fruit and herb character. Medium-to-full body, tight and focused with very fine, linear tannins and a chocolate and light cedar undertone to the whole thing. Savory, too. Smoked meat and succulent. It's tight but opens with air. Classicism here. 66% cabernet sauvignon, 24% carmenere, 8% cabernet franc and 2% petit verdot. Drink in 2021.

Source: Mid-September New Releases, The Wine Advocate, Issue Date: 7th Sep 2018 (RP-95)
The 2016 harvest was complicated by rain in late April, which made them hurry up and finish two weeks earlier than normal. The year was also cooler, and the 2016 Almaviva, a blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Carmenère, 8% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot has less alcohol at 13.9% compared to 15% in 2014. The élevage was shortened to 16 months, and they decreased the percentage of new French barrels used—down to 77% from the 82% in the previous year. The wine is fresher and less marked by the oak, a more fluid version, with fine tannins. This is a little different, a lighter and fresher year. It was a very dry winter, complicated by rains. I found very good harmony and fine tannins, balance and freshness in one of the most elegant vintages I remember from Almaviva. This has contained power, very accessible tannins and no green notes at all. It's young but accessible and should develop nicely in bottle, as it has the balance and freshness. This is an elegant and fresh vintage for Almaviva, young and tender, taking advantage of the natural conditions for it. Well done! 180,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in December 2017.
Drink Date: 2018 - 2032
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Delivery

* APRIL 2020*

We will do our utmost best to keep to our delivery schedule. Should there be any delays due to the current situation within Singapore and our logistics being overwhelmed as a result we will endeavour to keep each and every customer updated with the delivery dates.

Min, free delivery order is $200

Delivery timing: Monday to Friday 12pm - 6pm excluding Public Holidays

Regular Items:

$20 Standard Delivery (1-2 working days) 

FREE Standard Delivery (1-2 working days) for purchase over $200 

For order received on:

Monday before 12pm - delivery on Tuesday

Tuesday before 12pm - delivery on Wednesday

Wednesday before 12pm - delivery on Thursday

Thursday before 12pm - delivery on Friday

Friday before 12pm - delivery on Monday

Saturday and Sunday - delivery on Tuesday

$30 Express Delivery (1 working day)

For order received on:

Monday before 5pm - delivery on Tuesday

Tuesday before 5pm - delivery on Wednesday

Wednesday before 5pm - delivery on Thursday

Thursday before 5pm - delivery on Friday

Friday before 5pm - delivery on Monday

Saturday and Sunday - delivery on Tuesday

FREE Self Collection (2-3 working days) in 1855 The Bottle Shop Outlets & Warehouse

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Almaviva

2016 750ml

Product Code: 440001-201675

Almaviva

2016 750ml

2016 750ml

Product Code: 440001-201675
S$219.00
S$219.00
OR
A very fine and elegant Almaviva with fresh fruit and herb character. Medium-to-full body, tight and focused with very fine, linear tannins and a chocolate and light cedar undertone to the whole thing. Savory, too. Smoked meat and succulent. It's tight but opens with air. Classicism here. 66% cabernet sauvignon, 24% carmenere, 8% cabernet franc and 2% petit verdot. Drink in 2021.
  • Chile
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

View Details
Product Description
Source: James suckling (JS-97 points)
A very fine and elegant Almaviva with fresh fruit and herb character. Medium-to-full body, tight and focused with very fine, linear tannins and a chocolate and light cedar undertone to the whole thing. Savory, too. Smoked meat and succulent. It's tight but opens with air. Classicism here. 66% cabernet sauvignon, 24% carmenere, 8% cabernet franc and 2% petit verdot. Drink in 2021.

Source: Mid-September New Releases, The Wine Advocate, Issue Date: 7th Sep 2018 (RP-95)
The 2016 harvest was complicated by rain in late April, which made them hurry up and finish two weeks earlier than normal. The year was also cooler, and the 2016 Almaviva, a blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Carmenère, 8% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot has less alcohol at 13.9% compared to 15% in 2014. The élevage was shortened to 16 months, and they decreased the percentage of new French barrels used—down to 77% from the 82% in the previous year. The wine is fresher and less marked by the oak, a more fluid version, with fine tannins. This is a little different, a lighter and fresher year. It was a very dry winter, complicated by rains. I found very good harmony and fine tannins, balance and freshness in one of the most elegant vintages I remember from Almaviva. This has contained power, very accessible tannins and no green notes at all. It's young but accessible and should develop nicely in bottle, as it has the balance and freshness. This is an elegant and fresh vintage for Almaviva, young and tender, taking advantage of the natural conditions for it. Well done! 180,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in December 2017.
Drink Date: 2018 - 2032
Customer Reviews
Delivery

* APRIL 2020*

We will do our utmost best to keep to our delivery schedule. Should there be any delays due to the current situation within Singapore and our logistics being overwhelmed as a result we will endeavour to keep each and every customer updated with the delivery dates.

Min, free delivery order is $200

Delivery timing: Monday to Friday 12pm - 6pm excluding Public Holidays

Regular Items:

$20 Standard Delivery (1-2 working days) 

FREE Standard Delivery (1-2 working days) for purchase over $200 

For order received on:

Monday before 12pm - delivery on Tuesday

Tuesday before 12pm - delivery on Wednesday

Wednesday before 12pm - delivery on Thursday

Thursday before 12pm - delivery on Friday

Friday before 12pm - delivery on Monday

Saturday and Sunday - delivery on Tuesday

$30 Express Delivery (1 working day)

For order received on:

Monday before 5pm - delivery on Tuesday

Tuesday before 5pm - delivery on Wednesday

Wednesday before 5pm - delivery on Thursday

Thursday before 5pm - delivery on Friday

Friday before 5pm - delivery on Monday

Saturday and Sunday - delivery on Tuesday

FREE Self Collection (2-3 working days) in 1855 The Bottle Shop Outlets & Warehouse

Pre-order Stock - please refer to the product page details