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Viña Calina Cabernet Sauvignon Valle del Maule Alcance 2010

Member Review by CageyT:

This is classic "buy a case and don't look back" bargain wine. Nice every day red, great price.

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Viña Calina:
Viña Calina is situated atop a gentle slope overlooking the northern Maule Valley midway between the Andes and coastal mountains. The winery produces a collection of red Bordeaux varietals with its Calina Reserva, Alcance and Bravura labels. From a modern understanding of site. Calina Reserva wines are blends from the best of Chile's great wine regions. Alcance wines are estate-based wines refl... Read more
Viña Calina is situated atop a gentle slope overlooking the northern Maule Valley midway between the Andes and coastal mountains. The winery produces a collection of red Bordeaux varietals with its Calina Reserva, Alcance and Bravura labels. From a modern understanding of site. Calina Reserva wines are blends from the best of Chile's great wine regions. Alcance wines are estate-based wines reflecting the temperate climate and excellent soils of the El Maitén Vineyard. Bravura, produced only in banner vintages, is a Super-Chilean Cabernet blend. Inspired by its Chilean ancestry, Viña Calina specializes in Carménère, Chile's signature varietal and lost grape of Bordeaux. Viña Calina is defining its place in the Maule Valley with a state-of-the-art winery and newly acquired estate vineyards. The Maule Valley itself mirrors Chile's evolution of two worlds coming together. Old-world European heritage and new-world innovation are found intertwined in the countryside's two-hundred year-old vines bordering recent plantings in sites prized for their quality. Viña Calina is at the heart of this evolution with wines rooted in Chilean soil yet crafted using modern winemaking techniques. Read less
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Member Reviews for Viña Calina Cabernet Sauvignon Valle del Maule Alcance

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Snooth User: CageyT
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 03/26/2012

This is classic "buy a case and don't look back" bargain wine. Nice every day red, great price.

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Snooth User: dtataris
520834291
2.50 5
Vintage: 2009 10/25/2010

Two and a half glasses


Snooth User: skyblueheel
31399917
3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 10/06/2011

Three glasses


Snooth User: InWineTruth
2201061,634
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 07/25/2011

Bright red-violet hue, aromas of candied plums and baking spice; flavor notes of cherries, red plums and violets, almost sweet to a silky, lingering finish. Great value!

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  • Snooth User: mwid625
    727268171
    3.50 5
    Vintage: 2008 03/06/2011

    A very inky, deep purple hue, with a nose of pepper and raisin. There is a bitter front, with a mid palette of plum, spice and oak. There is a dry finish with oak and spice.


    Snooth User: GaryKarr
    319776151
    3.00 5
    Vintage: 2008 04/02/2010

    This deep purple, fruity wine is smooth and fun.


    Snooth User: ipanda
    31648450
    2.50 5
    Vintage: 2008 12/08/2010

    Flavors of chocolate, smoky tobacco and light cherry.


    External Reviews for Viña Calina Cabernet Sauvignon Valle del Maule Alcance

    External Review
    Vintage: 2008 03/27/2010

    'This wine is proof that good wine gets made in thevineyards. The color is dark and inky with deep purple hues.The aromas are intense with ripe berries, smoked bacon,sweet cotton candy, 'grandma's spice box' and hints ofvanilla. The tannins are well-integrated, providing theunderlying structure to support the wine's opulent fruit.The finish is medium-long and elegant with spice and hintsof oak.'


    External Review
    Vintage: 2008 04/30/2010

    Vina Calina Carmenere Reserve 2008 and all other premium wine from Viña Calina available at discounted prices at CheaperCigars.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from Chile and all over the world.


    External Review
    Vintage: 2003 04/30/2010

    Vina Calina Bravura 2003 and all other premium wine from Viña Calina available at discounted prices at CheaperCigars.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from Chile and all over the world.



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