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Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Santa Alicia

Agent: Eurovintage International Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

This Chilean Cabernet has sweet blackberry pie on the nose and palate. Sweet vanilla spice on the palate from oak aging. Full-bodied and smooth. Finishes with chocolate. Pair with Mexican mole.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: back ribs, gourmet pizza topped with steak strips.

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This Santa Alicia Gran Reserva De Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on February 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Ammonites were the predators of their time millions of years ago stalking and feeding on marine creatures such as mollusks and small fish. It was likely that they lived in shallower waters as the high pressures of being in deep water would have likely crushed their shells. This is interesting because the Ammonite pictured on the front label of this Chilean Cabernet represent the plentiful Ammonite fossils that are found in the higher Andres Mountains where the irrigation water for this winery's vineyard originates. The grapes are grown in the Pirque region of the Maipo Valley. The wine as aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. - Community Wine Reviews

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