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Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Wine Review

Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2009-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Santa Rita

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

Product: 253872

Product: 211623

Product: 224881

Product: 211623

Natalie's Score: 89/100

An amazing wine for the price point! Full-bodied, rich and layered as you would expect from a $25 wine. Aromas of fleshy ripe black plum and blackberry. Perfect for potluck gatherings and movie night.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: red meats, pork, ripe cheese and pasta.

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Fermented with selected yeasts at temperatures between 25° and 28°C with high
color extraction at the beginning of the this process. This was followed by fermentation at a lower temperature so as to ensure a different extraction of the skin components. A long post maceration at low temperatures assured an adequate extraction for the ageing of the wine.
60% of the wine was aged in a combination of American oak barrels for 8 months.
The remaining 40% was aged exclusively in stainless steel vats until bottling.
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