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Cousiño-Macul Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

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Wine Tasting Notes Dark garnet in color, this Cabernet offers aromas and flavors highlighting red fruits and spices. Bing cherry, red currants, and boysenberry fruits predominate in the aroma and carry over into the flavors. Subtle mint, bay leaf and spices come through in the bright, refreshing finish.

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Cousiño-macul:
The Cousiño Macul winery is today governed by the sixth generation, direct descendents of its founder, Matías Cousiño. Like their predecessors, these Cousiños are making their mark in history by pushing quality to the limit and thereby securing Cousiño Macul's position as Chile's leading family-owned winery. As said by Arturo Cousiño, Chairma... Read more
The Cousiño Macul winery is today governed by the sixth generation, direct descendents of its founder, Matías Cousiño. Like their predecessors, these Cousiños are making their mark in history by pushing quality to the limit and thereby securing Cousiño Macul's position as Chile's leading family-owned winery. As said by Arturo Cousiño, Chairman of the Board of Directors, "Our objective is to produce world-class wines that are authentically Chilean, wines that have true varietal character and express the unique terroir of the Maipo Valley ". Read less

Member Reviews for Cousiño-Macul Cabernet Sauvignon

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Snooth User: edink
27870377
3.50 5
04/14/2008

This is a charming wine. The name reminds me of gris-gris which is of phrase of West African origin and refers to the use of charms, usually several together stored in a cloth sack and worn around the neck or otherwise on the body. It also implies a gray sauvignon blanc which makes me think of a gritty wine but this is absolutely not that -- it's a fine wine (as in texture). The grape may be gray but the wine color is pale yellow. I''m out of battery and will have to come back later and finish this when I can recharge...


Snooth User: GRL
163883148
4.00 5
04/21/2009

straw colored, drier than most reislings, but you still get a hint of the characteristic sweetness. I would say more pineapple than tangerine, with a touch of spice on the tongue.


Snooth User: redcarrie
8887465
3.50 5
03/31/2010

This wine has grown on me with each return to the bottle. Opened up the 2006 we brought back from the vineyard. Oaky, but not too much. Some grapefruit, best when it's very cold. Great by itself after dinner. Semi-dry I think.


Snooth User: pepond
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5.00 5
08/01/2013

Five glasses


External Reviews for Cousiño-Macul Cabernet Sauvignon

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
01/15/2009

This fruity Chardonnay has an attractive straw colour, with a few green tints typical of its youth. It has a clean expression of orange peel, mandarin and apple aromas with a tropical note of mango. In the background there are notes of jasmine and honeysuckle. Medium bodied, there are immediate juicy flavours of lemons, mandarins and, more subtly of limes. It is balanced, very vibrant and silky.


External Review
05/04/2009

One of the best values in Cabernet Sauvignon. It has remarkable concentration and style with blackberry and plum fruit characteristics with notes of violets and chocolate. A Chilean First Growth.


External Review
09/27/2011

A cabernet in a classic style with notes of mocha, dried cherries, coffee and a bit of menthol. The palate is fresh with the soft elegance of fine, firm tannins. For roast short ribs.


External Review
05/18/2011

Medium-weight, with a mix of cherry, black currant, grilled herb and tobacco notes that all linger through the easygoing finish. Drink now.


External Review
03/05/2009

Excellent quality from one of the most consistent wineries in Chile. This is a full-bodied, dark-fruited, earthy red wine with ripe tannins.


External Review
02/24/2010

Cousino Macul Cabernet Sauvignon 2007: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (12 Monate), lagerfähig 3 - 5 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2007Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Maipo ValleyWeingut: Cousino MaculRebsorte: 100% Cabernet SauvignonRestzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: Rotwein


External Review
04/25/2009

A dry Chilean Riesling that once again shows the versatility of this grape.


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Wine Tasting Notes Dark garnet in color, this Cabernet offers aromas and flavors highlighting red fruits and spices. Bing cherry, red currants, and boysenberry fruits predominate in the aroma and carry over into the flavors. Subtle mint, bay leaf and spices come through in the bright, refreshing finish.

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