Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Wine Review

Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Maipo Valley, Chile
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Product #: 253872
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $13.95
Alcohol: 13.9%
Drink: 2009-2014
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Santa Rita
Agent: Mark Anthony Brands
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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. Heavenly Hamburger Wine

This Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 was reviewed January 3, 2012 by

 

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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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