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Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Wine Review

Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Peumo, Cachapoal Valley, Chile

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2028

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Santa Ema

Agent: Russian Standard Vodka Canada Ltd

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Minty and savoury blackberry and cassis on the nose and palate of this vibrant, meaty Chilean red wine. Loaded with fleshy black plums, blueberries and nutmeg. Some smoke on the finish. Juicy, mouth-watering and smooth.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: rosemary lamb with Swiss chard and balsamic-glazed baby carrots, sizzling New York strip steak.

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This Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 was reviewed on October 25, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Bob Williams rated this wine as 92/100
Amplus is a Latin word that means important, honourable and distinguished. The grapes for this wine are grown in the Alto Maipo at high altitudes to add complexity and freshness. The 2010 vintage displays all the richness and finesse that comes out of Santa Ema's state-of-the-art winery that the Vintages Catalogue describes as looking like something out of science fiction to founder Pedro Pavone Voglino, who emigrated to Chile from Piedmont in 1917. Pair with rack of lamb. - Community Wine Reviews

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