Certified Sustainable & Vegan

Axel wines have always been farmed sustainably. Our early motivation in using these green practices was easy: Sustainable grapes yield the cleanest and more pure varietals.

Notes from the Winemaker

The Axelsen family’s flagship wine.  Primero is a proprietary blend each vintage created from the very best fruit from each of our small lots across all of Chile.

Violet in color with aromas of herbed berries, and roasted nuts.  Full bodied palate, satiny and vibrant with silky tannins and balanced oak.


35% Cabernet Sauvignon
23% Cabernet Franc
17% Malbec
11% Carmenere
8% Merlot
6% Petit Verdot

Harvest: By hand
Production: 300 cases
Average Yield: 1 tons per acre
Average Age of Vines: 40+ Years
Residual Sugar: 3.5 g/L
Malolactic: Yes
Total Acidity: 5.9 g/L
Maceration: 72 hours before fermentation at 50°F
Fermentation: Selected yeast, 65-75°F, 10 days
Aging: 24 months in new French oak and at least an additional year in the bottle
Alcohol: 14%
pH: 3.6