Santa Carolina Reserva De Familia Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Maipo Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
Maipo Valley, Chile

$17.95 (684597)

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Also available in 1.5L
89 pts
12
March 05, 2011

Critic Reviews (4)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A touch of Alto Maipo in the blend and improved cooperage delivers a vintage that is quite remarkable and much more...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Nice to see the bottle weight come down with this vintage, though it's still hardly in lightweight packaging. The...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Santa Carolina has powerful, often blunt, four-square style. This has a very lifted blackcurrant, juniper/boldos and...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

Recently re-tatsed in 2014, this is still a youthful wine, tight on nose and palate with a bluntness to both. It...

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Community Reviews (8)

Gaby Israel
Gaby Israel

90+? Great $15 bargain. Fruit bomb! Concentrated with black fruits, blue berry, dark chololate liqueur. Spicy long finish. Give it couple of years to soften the tannins or open it an hour before serving. Buy 4-6 bottles.

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Paul Morin
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iveyman
iveyman

A very nice, medium-bodied cabernet sauvignon from Chile, spicy and fruity, with tastes of berries. I really like this one. Great value at $15. I am going to buy a case of it, drink some and cellar some. This is a lovely cabernet sauvignon that goes well with cheese and BBQ.

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Mark Lesniak
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Kevin Donato
Kevin Donato

Generous nose of black currant, leather, cigar, and dark chocolate. This wine has only a hint of greeness that one usually experiences with Cab Sauv. Flavours of currant, black fruits, cocoa and oak spice Good length. What value! Mar 2011.

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Hugh J
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Neil  Brown
Neil Brown

A fruit bomb really. I found it a little too sickly and couldnt finish it. Little bit OTT. Maybe cellaring will give it chance to develope some intrest.

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