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Santa Rita Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Wine Review

Santa Rita Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Santa Rita Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score: 87.5/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Santa Rita

Agent: Hope Family Wines

Natalie's Score: 90/100

An intense and aromatic nose of mint and blackberry with plush fleshy plums on the palate. Nicely balanced with full-bodied goodness.

This Santa Rita Real Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 was reviewed on February 18, 2012 by

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Reviews and Ratings

Mark Britton rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

It's a basic cab sauv loaded with fruit, but the tannins are aggressive and overpowering. My tasting notes actually say "should have been so much better." But it's certainly a nice wine, just not as good as you would expect from a Gran Reserva from the Maipo Valley.
A profound Cabernet from Santa Rita’s home vineyard in Alto Jahuel. The hue is dark and opaque, while the nose is deep and earthy, but also intensely fruity. Shows fine structure and a lot of black cherry and cassis. Grabby, tight and ageable through at least 2013. The real deal in affordable Chilean higher-end CS; offers a little of everything, from spice to herbs to olive to fine fruit. Score: 91 Source: Michael Schachner, Wine Enthusiast
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