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Chilcas Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Wine Review

Chilcas Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Chilcas Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Colchagua Valley, Chile

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Chilcas

Agent: John Gibson Agencies

Natalie's Score: 88/100

This single vineyard Chilean Cabernet is full-bodied with black fruit and dark chocolate notes with a minty hallway. Needs some cellar time then decant for 2 hours. Pair with hearty meat dishes. It finishes with aromas of clove, mint, and blackberry. Pair with grilled hamburgers.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: braised beef dishes, turkey, soft cheese, roasted pork, lamb.

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This Chilcas Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 was reviewed on June 27, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

An inky deep ruby colour greets you in the glass. This full-bodied Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon has spent 12 months in new French oak and will reward you with a little more time in the bottle. Sweet blackcurrant, blackcurrant leaf, black cherry,ripe berries, clove, chocolate, leather,cedar aromas and flavours. Drying tannins so suggest decanting at least 2 hours. Medium+ acidity. Serve with grilled red meats on the medium-rare side. Very good fruit driven finish. I'd like to save a bottle and taste in 5 years. Good value at $18.
Tasted: June 2015
The 2012 vintage of the Chilcas Cabernet Sauvignon was matured for 12 months in French oak barrels. The Cabernets grapes for this wine all come from a single vineyard and are estate grown. - Community Wine Reviews

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