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Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Wine Review

Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Maipo Valley, Chile

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Viña Tarapacá

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Uber gorgeous, deep and delicious! Terrific bold red wine from Chile's Maipo Valley. This wine is made from diverse blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes within the Maipo Valley. The wine was aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. A savoury and juicy Chilean cabernet sauvignon with aromas of fleshy black plums and blackberries. A full-bodied red wine that's smooth and eminently gulpable. Dark red in the glass, mouth-filling in the palate. Finishes with smoke and spice. Great depth and length in the glass and on the palate. Polished tannins and a good finish. Great with pizza or gourmet hamburgers.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pizza, pasta, rare steaks, pork tenderloin, hard cheese.

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This Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 was reviewed on January 6, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Bob Williams rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This was a solid value cab, the type of wine where the cork comes off and the first sip screams "you gotta finish this bottle!" Will definitely buy again.
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This full bodied, food-friendly Cabernet Sauvignon has earthy aromas such as beets, but also lots of juicy aromas of plums and raspberries. It has floral notes and hints of leather and a certain minerality.

On the palate, there’s a perfect level of acidity that balances the medium tannins. There are dark berry flavours with a touch of cocoa, coffee, and vanilla at the finish. The flavours linger on the palate.

Tasted November 2017
Viña Tarapacá Gran Reserva (2014) is a robust and full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile's Maipo Valley. Fantastic value wine under $20. Look for fleshy black plums and blackberries and dried herbs on the palate. Great acidity and grippy tannins on this wine. Pair with grilled meats. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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