2017

Primer Paso

This year’s Primer Paso is a full bodied blend of 80% Syrah, 10% Garnacha, 5% Durif, and 5% 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: Wine is perishable. As temperatures increase, please be advised that even though we are accepting orders at Caduceus.org, we will be holding your shipment until we feel it is safe to deliver. This could mean weeks, or longer, depending on weather. To accommodate our cold pack shippers, wine orders must be placed in multiples of 2, 4, or 6 bottles. Fret not, once your order is placed, your bottles will be reserved for you. For orders requiring expedited shipping, please contact sales@cadueus.org. Stay cool.

PRICE: $50

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2017 Primer Paso

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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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