Cabernet Sauvignon

Santa Rita Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

750 ML


Product Description

Our estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon comes from Alto Jahuel, located in Chiles famous Maipo Valley, one of the finest wine producing regions in the world. The result is an expressive, balanced and persistent wine. Its aromas recall ripe, black fruit, plums and fine herbs, gracefully combined with vanilla, cloves and fragrant spices. Aged up to eight months in American oak barrels, on the palate, its complex and body mingles soft tannins with a rich texture. Suggested Food: Ideal with red meats, pork, ripe cheese and pasta.


Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Maipo Valley

Region Description:

The Maipo Valley is Chile's most famous wine region. On one side of the region is the Andes Mountains, and to the other is the Coast line while Maipo Valley rests comfortably in the north center of the two. Average rainfall averages 300 millimeters a year making the region particularly dry. Any rain that does fall is do to spontaneous storms. The dryness of the region is the reason that irrigation is common in the Maipo Valley. Red grapes are dominate over white grapes in the region, with the main red being Cabernet Sauvignon. The leading white grape planted is Chardonnay.