Root 1 Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Winemaker's Notes:

A rich red wine with black currant, mocha and chocolate notes. Root:1 Cabernet Sauvignon is an exceptional match with full-flavored cheeses, pasta with red sauce, steak, ribs, and chocolate. The hot and dry climate of the Colchagua Valley is world renowned for producing concentrated Cabernets of exceptional quality. Root: 1 is known for its elegant, lush, ripe fruit flavors.

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3.2711627906977 5 0.5
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Root: 1:
While most vineyards around the world are planted on grafted rootstock, estate-grown Root:1 wines are cultivated on original, ungrafted roots, producing outstanding quality wine with pure, fruit flavors and aromas.
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Editorial Reviews for Root 1 Cabernet Sauvignon

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065212,817
3.00 5
Vintage: 2011 10/29/2013

Oak and earth frame attractive black currant and weedy Cabernet aromas on the nose with lovely tar, grilled beef, and roasted chili nuance. Plump and smooth, showing real polish in the mouth with supple tannins and integrated acids supporting broad black cherry and black currant fruit. the wine shows more complexity on the nose and lacks a little energy in the mouth, but is still very attractive with rich fruit and a supple texture people will love. The finish is short if clean with nice black fruit. 85pts


Member Reviews for Root 1 Cabernet Sauvignon

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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065212,817
4.30 5
Vintage: 2011 10/29/2013

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: Sharon Puthli
130445152
0.00 5
Vintage: 2011 06/29/2013

Actually 2010


Snooth User: Carrie Mayse
133527125
3.50 5
Vintage: 2011 08/24/2013

Surprised by the rich deep flavor for the price. It was $13 at fresh n easy. Buying again!


Snooth User: mikespeer
10741941,196
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 08/23/2012

rich nose of cherries and black currant....elegant attack....pretty light on the palatte for a cab, but has a big lingering finish.


Snooth User: MillsandJills
121743255
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 01/11/2012

Paired very nicely with duck breast & cherry glaze.


Snooth User: rufus1841
541967145
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 02/24/2012

Fruit on the nose that doesn't come through in the taste. Good for everyday. A good cab!


Snooth User: megara1101
72925441
4.50 5
Vintage: 2010 02/24/2012

Very smooth and not too dry. I don't normally likes reds but, this is great.


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External Reviews for Root 1 Cabernet Sauvignon

External Review
Source: Bowery And Vine
12/12/2013

A rich red wine with black currant, mocha, and cherry flavors.


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
12/12/2014

Root:1 refers to the fact that in these vineyards in Chile's Colchagua Valley the grapevines grow on original rootstock. Most grapevines in Europe and the U.S. have been grafted and replanted due to the root louse phylloxera. Original rootstock means deep roots and more complex flavored grapes. Produced by Vina Ventisquero, this Cabernet shows remarkable complexity and character for such a great value wine. Beverage Dynamics scored this wine 95 points saying "From ungrafted of original European rootstock that have never been blighted by phylloxera; bold, rich varietal aromas and flavors in a ripe, mouth-filling, and easy-to-enjoy style; richness, quality and value."


External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
11/12/2013

Perfectly ripe grapes yielded a beautifully colored and complex Cabernet that is rich ruby in color with dark cherry, black current, toffee and mocha notes. Silky tannins and good structure lead to a long and complex finish accented with vanilla notes.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 10/15/2011

Deep ruby red with intense aromas of red fruits of and cassis. Soft notes of plum and blackberry followed by a hint of vanilla. Abundant flavors of ripe cherries and plums up front, highlight balanced acidity, soft tannins and good structure. Full-bodied with a long and concentrated finish accented by fruit and vanilla notes.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 07/11/2011

A very good value-priced Cab with fresh tomato, herb, black cherry, blackberry and earthy aromas. The palate is healthy and stands up to scrutiny, while the flavors of cassis, berry, chocolate and pepper are correct and more than pleasant. Long and lasting on the finish. The best Root: 1 Cab-to-date.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 09/23/2011

"A rich red wine with black currant


External Review
Vintage: 2009 07/06/2011

Winemaker Notes - Deep ruby red with intense aromas of red fruits and cassis. Soft notes of plum and blackberry followed by a hint of vanilla. Abundant flavors of ripe cherries and plums up front highlight balanced acidity, soft tannins and good structure. Full-bodied with a long and concentrated finish accented by fruit and vanilla notes.Perfect with grilled steak, spicy pork or chicken dishes, and savory garlic or pepper flavors. Pair this wine with ripe cheeses, like Emmental, gruyere, or soft, herbed brie. Root: 1 Cabernet is also a great match with dark chocolate or rich, creamy desserts.


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A rich red wine with black currant, mocha and chocolate notes. Root:1 Cabernet Sauvignon is an exceptional match with full-flavored cheeses, pasta with red sauce, steak, ribs, and chocolate. The hot and dry climate of the Colchagua Valley is world renowned for producing concentrated Cabernets of exceptional quality. Root: 1 is known for its elegant, lush, ripe fruit flavors.

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