Santa Rita Medalla Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Maipo Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
Maipo Valley, Chile

$10.25 (275594)

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January 09, 2016

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Great value at this price! This is a quite generous, open-knit and flavourful cabernet with somewhat less ripe green,...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Intense cassis, blackberry, some oak, blueberry, baked plum and some subtle savoury eucalyptus notes. The palate is...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is is a classic, generous Chilean cabernet with lifted pure aromas of cassis with rosemary and basil with some...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

A combination of sweet smelling flowers and citrus tablet make for a strange opening act. Quite red currant dominant...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

A nice Cab for a great price

Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, blackcurrant, dark cherry, blackberry, tamarind, mint, tobacco, cassis, star anise, turmeric, cocoa and leather. Full body with green tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: none

Drink now or in the next 10 years on its own or pair it with Braised Jerk Oxtail, served on Butterbean Puree with Tomato Pepper Jam.

Tasted: 22 January 2016

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 17.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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