CAB SAV “Sierra Grande” (Chile)

CAB SAV “Sierra Grande” (Chile)

£6.95

Production

We source our Cabernet fruit from the Colchagua valley which sits in the middle of Chile’s main central valley. Colchagua is widely regarded as one of the best locations for red varieties in Chile and many illustrious wineries are based here. The warm, Mediterranean type climate suits Cabernet really well, allowing it to ripen fully, late into the season. A cool short fermentation to preserve fruit aroma and maceration on the skins for only a few days to extract nice colour but minimal tannins. No oak is used. Early bottling to keep the wine’s youthful style. We love the pure, blackcurrant characteristics which are always so present in our Cabernet blend.

Tasting notes

Bursting with red and blackcurrant fruits, this is a really soft and pure Cabernet with gentle tannins and a hint of green pepper on the finish. Cool herby flavours mingle with red fruits and a nice touch of acidity.

Food match

Try with herby roast leg of lamb, char-grilled steak, or stuffed baked red peppers.

Awards

2016 Vintage

IWSC 2017Bronze
2015 Vintage

Catavinum 2017Silver

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Additional information

Type

Red

Country

Chile

Region

Central Valley

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon