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. ...

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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 severa... Read more

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

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 grapef... Read more

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Snooth User: edink
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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
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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
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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.


External Reviews for Cousiño-Macul Cabernet Sauvignon

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
01/17/2012

The 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Antiguas Reserva remains one of the finest Cabernet values anywhere (the price has remained unchanged for years). Fragrant black currants and blackberry aromas promise complexity with several years of additional bottle age. Nicely structured on the palate, this elegant, Bordeaux-like Cabernet will evolve for a minimum of five years and drink well through 2025.


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
04/25/2009

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


External Review
01/15/2009

Opaque purple in colour, this Estate Cabernet offers aromatics of ripen blackberries, plum, herbs and cacao. Medium in body and light tannin, it captures the essence of Maipo Valley fruit. In the mouth, the flavours continue the blackberry-blueberry themes with hints of cassis and black olives. Its lingering finish echoes the black fruits and ends on a tangy cherry brightness. With time in the glass, this Cabernet unfolds beautifully, suggesting it can be enjoyed in its youth or cellared for 2 to 5 years.


External Review
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
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.


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Winemaker's Notes:

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.

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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