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Maquis Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Wine Review

Maquis Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Maquis Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Maquis

Agent: Don Ackerman's Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Black fruit, tar and lots of toasty oak on this Chilean red wine. Full-bodied and smooth with more black fruit and oak on the palate. The 2011 vintage of the Maquis Cabernet Sauvignon was matured in oak barrels for 10 months. Decant for 1 hour and enjoy with prime rib.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: braised beef short ribs.

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This Maquis Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 was reviewed on February 7, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Tangy black berry fruit, black plums, a little mineral (graphite), spicy black pepper, anise, and violets seem to be the key notes. A touch of greenness (slightly vegetal note) lingers on the palate. Medium to high acidity, smooth tannins, luscious mouthfeel and a medium long tangy finish. The acidity really stands and I find it interesting with a chimichuri steak.
The label of this rustic Chilean red wine depicts the silver jewelry traditionally used as adornment by the Mapuches indigenous Chileans. The Cabernet grapes are sources from vineyards in the central Colchagua Valley and are planted in clay, and two-metre deep alluvial soils. - Community Wine Reviews

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