Santa Rita Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2009, Maipo Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon

$13.95 (253872)

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Medium garnet colour; raspberry fruit and oak on the nose with cedar and spice; dry, plumy fruit flavours with a hints of chestnut and oak on the finish. Serving Suggestion Grilled meats, assertive cheeses and lamb roast.
87 pts

Critic Reviews (1)

Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Big sappy, cassis jam, black cherry, peppery, savoury, leather, tobacco leaf aromas. Dry, fresh, round, somewhat...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Medium ruby in colour with medium to medium+ intensity on the nose.

Positives: Classic Cab Sauv notes of cedar, blackberry, anise, cassis, cloves, pencil shavings, leather, turmeric, tamarin & some tobacco leaf on the finish. Well balanced wine, medium+ body & length, good acidity & medium tannins.

Negatives: None

Interesting Things: Santa Rita is a well established winery that consistently produces good wines at all their price points. This one is the second level on their pricing scale of wines found in the LCBO. Best part is they usually have sales a couple times of year. This ones on sale for $11.95 until the beginning of January. Nice thing about this wine is its ready to drink now & it taste as if you’re drinking a bottle double its price.

Drink on its own or pair it with any beef dish.

Tasted: 20 Dec 11

Best Buy (amazing buy at the sale price).

Score: 9+/10, Value: 10/10, Total: 19+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5

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