Original
13 Ratings
Domus Aurea Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Details

Vineyard

Domus Aurea

Style

Red

Region

Chile

Wine Description

The 2001 vintage benefited from excellent weather conditions and terrific, ripe fruit. The result is a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon with a brilliant red hue and a rich, berry nose. This vintage has strong, round tannins with an elegant body and vibrant flavors of blackberry and cassis. Located in the foothills of the Andes Mountain Range, Clos Quebrada de Macul is recognized as one of the finest vineyards in the Maipo Valley. It is here, on the gravelly slopes of a 45-acre single-vineyard, that owner...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    "Lilting mint and sage leaf aromas are followed by a very supple palate of black cherry, black currant, tobacco and cedar, all underscored by a dark, loamy finish. In the old style, but ripe, concentrated and balanced. Drink now through 2010. 1,000 cases made."