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Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Maipo Alto, Maipo Valley D.O., Chile

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Santa Ema

Agent: Russian Standard Vodka Canada Ltd

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Santa Ema's Amplus 2016 is a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with smoky, spicy ripe red berry, black fruits and toasty oak on the palate. This Chilean red wine with aromas of cigar box, dried tobacco leaves and toasty oak. Tannins are Velcro-like. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair with grilled game sausages.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pork tenderloin, hodge-podge, grilled burgers, Margherita pizza.

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This Santa Ema Amplus Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on January 3, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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Reviews and Ratings

Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Charming Cabernet Sauvignon from Santa Ema winery, the Amplus 2016 shows lovely aromas of blackberry, berry jam, oregano, pipe tobacco, leather and cedar. The word “Amplus” comes from the Latin language, meaning sophisticated, distinguished and honorable. Full bodied, this Andes god reveals structured tannins and a well polished finish. The first sip offers flavors of black plum, blackberry, dried herb, pepper, smoke, leather and cedar. Santa Ema crafts generous, elegant and consumer-friendly wines, produced in Isla de Maipo, the premier growing area in Chile’s acclaimed Maipo Valley, world-famous for its distinctive red wines. Enjoy!
Santa Ema Amplus 2016 is a well-priced, dry and full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from Maipo Alto, Maipo Valley wine region. Lots of character on this smoky ripe red and black-fruited Chilean red wine with aromas of cigar box, dried tobacco leaves and toasty oak. Tannins are Velcro-like. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair with grilled meats. - Community Wine Reviews

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