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2018 Casas del Bosque Reserva (Cabernet Sauvignon): Rapel Valley, Chile – (Bottle 750ml)

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100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Half the resulting wine underwent malolactic fermentation in 100% French oak barrels, where it was left to age for an average time of 6 months, the other half was kept in tanks. 13.8% alcohol.

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100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Half the resulting wine underwent malolactic fermentation in 100% French oak barrels, where it was left to age for an average time of 6 months, the other half was kept in tanks. 13.8% alcohol.

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Upon arrival at the winery all grapes were destemmed and crushed to stainless steel tanks and inoculated with selected yeasts. Fermentation occurred quickly and temperatures were kept low, at around 25oC. The wine was left to macerate for an additional 8 days, for added structure and longevity. The wine was finally blended, filtered and bottled. Casas del Bosque is one of the most prestigious family-owned boutique vineyards of Chile, recognized internationally for the high quality of its wines produced from grapes grown in in its own vineyards.

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91 pts. Tim Atkin’s MW Report

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87 pts. Wine Spectator Tasting Highlights, February 13, 2020. “Effusively minty, with freshly crushed red fruit and spice flavors that feature crisp acidity. Dark chocolate notes show on the finish. Drink now.”

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Deep red with a purple hue. Aromas reminiscent of black cherries, raspberries, mint and tobacco are complemented with notes of vanilla and mocha from the French oak barrels the wine was aged in. This Cabernet Sauvignon is lively and fresh, with supple tannins and excellent length. – Importer’s notes.