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Maquis Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

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  • Style
    Rich & Complex
    Region
    Colchagua Valley
    ABV
    13.5%
    Vintage
    2015
    Our Taste of South America collection wouldn't be complete without a juicy, Chilean Cabernet. A splash of Cab Franc and Petit Verdot add colour and finesse.

    Ripe red fruits, plums and black cherries on the palate are followed by fresh acidity and a great tannic structure. Ageing in French oak barrels adds notes of coffee and vanilla. A well balanced wine with a long finish.
  • Country: Chile
    Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
    Oak Influence: Oaked
    Ageing: 80 percent of the wine was aged in Frenck oak for 10 monthsi
    Vegan: No
    Closure: Cork
    Bottle Size: 750 ml
    Winery: Vina Maquis
    Food Match: Try with roast red meats, stews and hard cheeses
  • Viña Maquis is located in the heart of the Colchagua Valley between the Tinguiririca River and the Chimbarongo Creek. Both waterways act as pathways for cool coastal breezes that moderate the warm summers and have a dramatic effect on lowering 2º–3ºC. This area with deep alluvial soils and a two-meter layer of highly concentrated clay set over a deeper layer of gravel—brought by the rivers—provide natural drainage that allows the grapes to lose the green characteristics very early in the season. The waterways also help moderate extreme weather conditions throughout the year by protecting the vineyards from spring frosts and lowering the maximum summer temperatures. These features are distinctive of Viña Maquis and uncommon in the rest of the Colchagua Valley

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