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Domus Aurea Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Details

Vineyard

Domus Aurea

Style

Red

Region

Chile

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) 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
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) "Lilting, inviting aromas of mulled mint and warm espresso lead the way for a rich but supple palate of warm fig, currant preserve and bittersweet licorice. The long, suave finish lets a loamy edge play out. Old-school and lovely. Drink now through 2013. 2,760 cases made." -92 Points - Wine Spectator "Domus Aurea’s 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon is a glass-coating opaque purple color. It exhibits an aromatic array of wood smoke, Asian spices, rose petal, cinnamon, and blackcurrant. Dense and layered on...
  • Wine News
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage)