Don Cayetano Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2009 Chile

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Don Cayetano Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2009

The pure delights of Chilean Cabernet are well known – but most are enjoyed young and juicy. Only a lucky few have a chance to taste rare, barrel-matured Reservas. Until now.

The secret of today’s sensational quality is painstaking care in high-altitude vineyards. Star winemaker Luis Felipe Edwards uses only the most intensely ripe grapes (a tiny proportion of the crop!), meticulously handpicked from vineyards planted in mountain foothills at dizzying heights.

Just as the finest Bordeaux estates do, Luis Felipe ages his pride-and-joy Cabernet in expensive French barriques and allows it to mellow in bottle before releasing it perfectly aged and ready to drink. The delicious results are soft and full-bodied.

Classic, ripe black currant, plum and subtle mint leaf and spice notes on the nose and palate, and a long, vibrant fruit finish. The perfect accompaniment to grilled steaks, rack of lamb or strongly flavored cheeses. While Supplies Last Zagatwine.com

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