Altaïr Sideral 2005, Rapel Valley

Red Blend Red Blend
Chile

$21.85 (660837)

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  • 8989
89 pts
10
March 19, 2011

Critic Reviews (6)

Robert Parker
Robert Parker

The 2005 Sideral is 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Carmenere. It has an alluring nose of pain grille, spice box,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Altair is one of the most ambitious yet understated primo wineries of Chile. An amazing place in Rapel dedicated in...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Pungent, intense fresh blueberry, cassis and fresh picked herbs dominate the nose in a simple but inviting...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

This very typical Chilean blend of Cabernet and Carmenere boasts serious concentration and silky smooth tannins. Ripe...

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Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

Shows polish, with fleshy texture and a suave cocoa powder note leading the way for a mix of black currant, fig,...

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Community Reviews (4)

Paul Forget
Paul Forget

Complex aromatics, with blackcurrant, black cherries, tobacco leaf, burnt toast and savoury spices. Full bodied. Well balance with concentrated flavour, crisp acidity and dusty tannins. A rich and intense wine, which would benefit from 3-4 years in your cellar. This wine as the potential to score 91-92 in 3 to 4 years. Would strongly recommend.

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Craig Osborn
Craig Osborn

Very nice!!! Tasted May 2013.

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Mark Lesniak
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Jason LeBlanc
Jason LeBlanc

Slight bricking in the colour, a good 1.5 hr decant let this wine open and breathe. Plenty of fruit still left and smooth tannins to

Second bottle 06/20/2020
Same as above but the Carmenere was really showing through

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