2007 Cousino Macul Antiguas Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
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"Pale straw in colour, this wine offers inviting aromas of green apple, honeysuckle, and lemon with hints of vanilla and ginger. The flavours continue the crisp apple theme along with layers of lemon drop, grapefruit, anise, and hazelnuts. Medium-bodied with a creamy texture, it strikes an elegant balance between light oak and refreshing acidity." -Winery
90"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." "If there is anyone delivering more bang-for-the buck than Arturo Cousino and his namesake winery Cousino-...
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine CellarSaturated ruby. Ripe aromas of cherry-vanilla, blackcurrant and toasty oak. Fleshy and open-knit, with subtle floral lift and velvety texture to the supple dark fruit, spice and chocolate flavors. Smooth and sweet, with good finishing cling and lingering oak spice. I'd give this a couple years to absorb its wood tones.
Vintage ChartRating for Chile: 88 (bad vintage)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>
User Tasting Note
lightlikewaitrose on sale. decanted 6 hours ahead. notes of vanilla. velvety.
NicoleL85smooth all the way through with a pleasant spice.