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In Situ
2014 Reserva , Cabernet Sauvignon, Aconcagua Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 14% RS: .2%
82 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$12

In Situ
2014 Reserva , Cabernet Sauvignon, Aconcagua Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 14% RS: .2%
Medium dusty ruby color. Funky, herbal aromas and flavors of hot pickle relish, carob, dried berries and tomatoes, and grilled peppers with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a perplexing, brisk finish with impressions of chocolate cherries, olives, dusty cedar, and top soil with soft, dusty tannins. An unusually spicy and savory red.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Funky & Savory
Aroma Aroma: hot pickle relish, carob, dried berries and tomatoes, and grilled peppers
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with impressions of chocolate cherries, olives, dusty cedar, and top soil
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Goulash, Stuffed Bell Peppers, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An unusually spicy and savory red.

The Importer

Joseph Victori Wines & Co., Inc.

The Importer
17 Prospect Street
Huntington, NY 11743
USA
1 631-423-8500

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Cabernet Sauvignon

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
Cabernet Sauvignon is a variety that is the source of some of the world’s most celebrated and longest-lived reds. Grown in many countries, it is most famous in Bordeaux, where it is the principal grape in red Bordeaux as well as in California – especially Napa Valley- where it is labeled by its varietal name.

Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas and flavors of black currant, cassis, black cherry and sometimes plum (in warmer regions or vintages). Quite rich on the palate, the variety is very tannic, giving its wines a bitter edge in their youth, but also providing the wines with great aging potential, with top flight examples drinking well for as long as four or five decades. Given their richness and flavor profile, wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon need to be paired with rich red meats, such as steaks and roasts as well as game.

Besides France and California, other countries with warm growing regions also excel with Cabernet Sauvignon. These include the Maipo and Colchagua Valleys in Chile as well as the Bolgheri district, situated on the coast of Tuscany.