2015 Santa Ema Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Chile
  • Maipo Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • afields wrote:

    June 3, 2020 - Failed to take good tasting notes for this but this is a surprisingly restrained cab. No sign of oak or alcohol or extraction, just fresh and juicy tart red fruit, with a little herb and red pepper. Fairly light in structure with M acid and M- tannin, M- body; this is good for now but I would drink soon. This is simple but for a $14 Cabernet, as balanced and enjoyable as I could hope for. This was a great pairing with Beyond Meat ‘beef’ tacos (highly seasoned but low spice); probably the best wine and Mexican food pairing I’ve tried yet. ~5.5/10

  • Chef419 Does not like this wine: 79 points

    July 26, 2019 - This was my first Cab from Chile and I was not impressed.

    Aroma had fruity notes of black berries and plums with hints of spices.

    The palate had the traditional Cab flavors of black berries and plums with hints of cedar and a touch of Mint. However, this wine came across watered down and hot (strong alcohol taste). With 13.5% alcohol I was expecting a medium+ body and more structure. I guess I felt left down.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type Red
  • Producer Santa Ema
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Reserva
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  • Country Chile
  • Region Maipo Valley
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  • Appellation n/a
  • UPC Code 1637880000050

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 29 (60%)
  • Consumed 19 (40%)

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