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WP Merlot

2014 Parade of Champions Auction Lot 47

Alpaca , Huacaya , Bred (Female) |Unproven |Bay Black

AOA# 32193985 | DOB: 9/25/2011

Sire: Silvercloud Farm's Mercurio
  | 32193985 | Beige |
Dam: SNOWMASS CHIANTI

Elite Snowmass Lines

SNOWMASS CHIANTI

Huacaya Open (Female) Medium Brown

AOA# 850332 DOB: 10/10/200319 yrs
  | AOA# 850332 | Medium Brown
Service Sire: THE ELITE MAXIMUS

Multiple Get Of Sire Champion

THE ELITE MAXIMUS

Huacaya Herdsire (Male) White

AOA# 832798 DOB: 8/28/200121 yrs
ELITE MAXIMUS IS CLOSED TO OUTSIDE BREEDINGS AT THIS TIME At 12 yrs old his 2013 histogram is STILL 19 micron! The Elite Maximus is one of those few animals who possess instant name recognition in the alpaca world. His reputation as a herdsire, and before that, in the show ring, is second to none. For many years he was the linchpin of Park View Alpacas' huacaya breeding program, and his many offspring have carried his low micron count and incredibly dense buttery fleece to victory in the ...
  | AOA# 832798 | White
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A deep, intense take on Merlot, she is so dark and concentrated that she dances on the edge of being true black! Even better than the highly acclaimed 2001 vintage, this Merlot from a tiny, clay soil ranch in Claysville is just about everything you’ve ever dreamed of owning. Gorgeous, generous, voluptuous, cheerful, succulent and intense: WP Merlot is all those things. The aromas, I mean fleece characteristics, are seamless and capture the essence of every alpaca breeder. Merlot is an alpaca that has already reached elite cult status and for very good reason. The opulence, richness and overall pleasure factor are unbeatable and this Merlot is sophisticated, elegant and balanced at the same time. The long fade is characterized by solid frame, great fiber characteristics, and overall appealing to the eye. This write up may be reading like a well written wine review by a leading wine connoisseur… just an alpaca breeder with an alpaca named Merlot! Merlot is all of the things mentioned above and more. Her Sire is Silvercloud Farms Mercurio, is a Multiple Champion Male producing Multiple Champions in every color and Merlot is no exception! Her Dam is Snowmass Chianti, a Snowmass Nova daughter that will never leave our breeding program, produces fine fleeced cria year after year.
Merlot sells bred to The Elite Maximus. The Elite Maximus is one of those few alpacas still alive who possess instant name recognition in the Alpaca Industry. His reputation as a Herdsire, and before that, in the show ring, is second to none. He is a staple Male in the West Penn Breeding Program! Fiber stats for The Elite Maximus at 13 YEARS OLD…AFD: 19.3, SD: 3.4, CV: 17.6, %>30: 0.8!!!!!!!!!! Amazing!
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Updated 12/31/2020