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Ravanal Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Ravanal Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Ravanal Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Colchagua Valley, Chile

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2020-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ravanal

Agent: Lamprecht International

More Vintages: 2015  2015 

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GRAN RESERVA / A savoury, juicy, full-bodied Chilean red wine made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Aromas of black plum and toasty oak. The wine is aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels. Polished tannins. Pair with a rare steak. MINE: Ravanal Gran Reserva 2015 is a dry, medium-plus bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from the Colchagua Valley with mocha and dark-berry flavours on the palate. Great value under $20, pair this one with a grilled, Mediterranean-rub flank steak. OTHER: Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: From the Vina Ravanal Estate, positioned between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountain in the Colchagua Valley, which is recognized for its vineyard covered hills, comes the Ravanal Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2015. An inviting deep purple color brings aromas of blackberry, violets, dark chocolate, with a touch of vanilla and oak. Its flavours express ripe blackberry and tobacco, with a finish of oak and pepper. Acidity and tannins team together to create a fine balanced Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon. Body and finish share the same goal to please you. This affordable, well made wine makes a great weekday sipper. Enjoy! Christian Marcoux. OTHER: Quite a serious wine with sophisticated dry tannins and a long, tight finish. This will benefit from ageing through at least 2020, though there's already lovely redcurrant fruit and subtle spices. Score - 93 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, March 16, 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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