2014 Vina Tarapaca Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva

Year: 2014
Appellation: Maipo Valley
Country: Chile
Wine Spectator: 91
James Suckling: 91
Red Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.0%
Price :
$11.95
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"A firm and pure-tasting red, with graphite and slate notes to the dried plum and cherry tart flavors. Licorice snap and bittersweet chocolate details show on the finish. Drink now through 2021. 24,500 cases made. –KM " (WS)

"A red with stone, spice and fresh tobacco character. Full body, dark fruit with stone undertones and a juicy finish. Bright and fresh. Drink now or hold." (JS)

Winery Notes:
WINE DESCRIPTION:
Located in the Maipo Valley, the most traditional and prestigious valley in Chile for the premium red wines production. A 2.700 hectares property, with only 611 planted with vineyards. Mediterranean Climate with a warm, dry growing season, allowing for wines with big body, mature tannins and medium acidity. Volcanic origin and medium depth soils with mainly angular stones.

TASTING NOTES:
This beautiful wine has aroma's of ripe fruit with fresh and spicy notes. The annins are soft and round with a mineral component due to the mediterranean macroclimate.

FOOD PAIRING:
This full-flavored, fruit-forward and semi tannic goes well with grilled, roasted or braised red meats as such beef, duck, lamb, etc and some veggies as mushrooms, squash.