2015

Primer Paso

This year’s Primer Paso is a full bodied blend of 50% Syrah, 20% Garnacha, 16% Petite Sirah, 10% Mourvedre, and 4% Malvasia. This is the first vintage of Primer Paso from the Eliphante block, located in Yavapai Co., AZ.

REMINDER! Please be around to accept your package.  WE DO NOT CONDONE VINOCIDE AND WE REFUSE TO REWARD INCOMPETENCE! These are small batch limited production wines. First come, first serve. Wine is a perishable product. Despite all precautions, you do buy at your own risk and there are no refunds or returns on wines. KEEP IN MIND, IF TEMPERATURES DROP/SPIKE WE WILL HOLD ORDERS UNTIL IT WARMS UP/COOLS DOWN.

ATTN WINOS: Due to warm temperatures, we are now only offering Summer Shipping.  This means all orders must be placed in multiples of 2 (to accommodate ice packs) and will be shipped via UPS 3 Day Select (hence the higher shipping fees).  Normal shipping rates and single bottle sales will resume in October.  Stay cool.

PRICE: $50

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Syrah/Petite Sirah blend with a dash of Malvasia Bianca. Formerly from Buhl Memorial Vineyard in the Kansas Settlement of Cochise County, AZ. and now from our Eliphante block in Cornville, AZ. Côte Rôtie-style blend substituting Malvasia Bianca for Viognier. The Syrah takes the back seat, serving as the muscular structure to present the Apricot, Peach and Orange peel characters of the AZ Malvasia Bianca. We Co-Ferment these grapes when logistics allow. 3350 ft. elevation.

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Caduceus Cellars Eliphante Block, Cornville AZ

In early 2012, just outside of Cornville, AZ, we planted 30 acres on what we refer to as the Eliphante Block. Here we have mostly Italian clones, with a few Spanish and French as well.

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