1999 Errazuriz, Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve, Aconcagua Valley

Producer: Errazuriz [Panquehue]
Vintage: 1999
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: Chile, Aconcagua, Aconcagua Valley
Appellation: Aconcagua Valley
Date tasted: 14 January 2004
Price when tasted: £24.99
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Tasting notes

14/01/2004

<li> smooth Cabernet, full of fruit <li> at its best now <br /><br /> Chile's 1999 vintage was low in yield and high in quality. Twenty months in French oak has given this reserve, (97% Cabernet Sauvignon), a real smoothness with a touch of vanilla. Th

01/01/2001

20 months in French oak has given this Reserve, a real smoothness with a touch of vanilla. It was not fined, just lightly filtered before bottling to ensure retention of maximum flavour. Colour is big and velvety, with black chocolate and oak showing on t

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