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Santa Carolina Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Santa Carolina Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Santa Carolina Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016


Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Santa Carolina

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Full-bodied Chilean Cabernet, with a medium tannins on the palate. Decant 1 hour. Aromas of blackened fruit and toasty oak and smoke. The grapes for this wine grow on old vines in the winery's Miraflores Estate vineyard. Finishes with cedar and cigar box. Pair with a bolognese sauce.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled steak, back ribs, brisket, roast beef.

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This Santa Carolina Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on July 5, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This Cabernet has some well managed input behind how it was constructed. It is from Miraflores, in Colchagua.
It also saw partial before and after fermentation maceration. Malolactic fermentation was also split 40%/60% between oak and steel tanks. This keeps the fruit lively, but also gives it some tannic fortitude.
Very approachable and with dark fruit. Plum, currant, and blackberry jam. Cocoa, fennel, and cedar smoke.
A great wine for charcuterie meats. Something with a touch of fattiness and spice.

2 Members would buy this wine again

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