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Santa Ema Barrel Select 60/40 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014 Wine Review

Santa Ema Barrel Select 60/40 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014

Santa Ema Barrel Select 60/40 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $13.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Santa Ema

Agent: Russian Standard Vodka Canada Ltd

More Vintages: 2010 

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Santa Ema's 60/40 is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot sourced from Isla de Maipo in the middle of the Maipo Valley, Chile. Nestled between the Andes Mountain range and the Pacific Ocean, this region benefits from the influence of both the mountains and the ocean to produce fresh and fruity wines perfectly suited for casual enjoyment. The 2014 60/40 displays a deep ruby colour with a purple hue, the nose shows ripe dark fruits, blackberry, prunes, violet, and scorched earth. A soft mouthfeel with moderate acidity and subtle tannins make this well suited for enjoying with a wide range of dishes including grilled pork, BBQ chicken, or enjoy with mild Asian cuisine like beef and broccoli. Tasted March 2017. 87+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Brilliant ruby red, cool climate Chilean Cab Sauv Merlot blend with typicity. Medium finish with persistence of red fruit, baking spice, plum. Enjoy with BBQ gourmet burgers. @jonsteeves rated 85/100 tasted @VanWineFest 2016 - "25 Under $25" tasting

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