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2004 Bodegas Salentein Primus Merlot, Uco Valley, Argentina

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $37   From: $34   To: $40

Price History for 2004 Bodegas Salentein Primus Merlot, Uco Valley, Argentina
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Grape Variety: Merlot

Merlot is a red wine variety with strong historic ties to Bordeaux and the southwest of France. It is the predominant variety in most wines from Saint-Emilion and Pomerol, the area in which the variety originated. The variety is now widely planted in wine regions across the world, and in terms of the volumes of wine produced internationally, it is rivaled only by its Bordeaux companion, Cabernet Sauvignon.

In France, Merlot is the most widely planted red wine variety of all, and it is also extremely popular in northern Italy and the warmer areas of southern ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Uco Valley wine region

    The Uco Valley is a key wine-growing region of Mendoza, Argentina. Located in a clearly defined valley an hour's drive south from the city of Mendoza, the region is home to the production of some of Mendoza's most famous wines. Argentina's icon grape variety of Malbec shines in the Uco Valley, producing terroir-driven red wines with a distinctive floral aroma.

    Although considered part of the Mendoza region, the Uco Valley (or Valle de Uco in Spanish) can be recognized in its own right on several counts. Not only is the vine-growing area quite distinct; the region is also home to several of Argentina's top producers. Attracted by the excellent climate and soil quality, newcomers with historic ... more

  • Argentina wine region

    Argentina is one of the most important wine-producing countries in the New World, and the largest producer of wine in South America. The high-altitude deserts of the eastern Andes have given rise to a high-quality wine industry and the terroir here is well suited to Argentina's adopted grape variety, the ubiquitou ... more


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