Tasting Note                          

90   2004 Primus - Veramonte (Chile)      11/3/06 ($15)
47% Merlot, 30% CS, 23% Carmenere

Color: Deep garnet with a touch of purple. (3.0) Bouquet: Sweet cassis and blackberry with a loamy and briary Chilean terroir. (3.0) Body: Solid middleweight with rich fruit and sufficient tannin with good acidity. (3.0) Flavor: Delicious cassis and blackberry with terroir complementing. Parallels bouquet step-for-step. (3.0) Finish: Parallels flavor with a little less intensity. (3.0)
Overall: Delicious Bordeaux blend that is more CA in style than Bordeaux, but has some interesting Chilean terroir reminiscent of St. Estephe. Drink now through 2009. (15.0)