Cabernet Sauvignon tasting with Brian Croser and Santa Rita Estates
2010 Carmen Gold Reserve 2010 Maipo Chile
Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Dense concentrated red, concentration of red and black summer fruits on the nose, rich and spicy and lovely warmth of expression, polished and quite velvety (for Cabernet) texture and very good natural richness, deep plummy fruit with very good tannins and acidity, complex and great potential.
Score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts) (Generally recognised as plummy and ripe.)
Tasted by Steven Spurrier