ALMAVIVA Cabernet Sauvignon - Puento Alto 2011 Bottle - NO DISCOUNT (los)
Red Still Wine | Chile | Maipo Valley | 75cl
£145.00 / £870.00 case
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Closure Type: Cork
Region: Maipo Valley
Wine Style: Rich and Powerful
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere
Wine Advocate #213
Jun 2014 Luis Gutierrez - 93 points
Drink: 2016 - 2029
The 2011 Almaviva, from a cool, dry vintage, is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot which feels young, fresh, serious and quite classical-styled with notes of cassis, graphite and ripe black fruit, but also some raspberries and aromas of sweet spices, licorice and fennel. It has a special brightness and light, starting to slowly develop some complexity. The palate is concentrated, medium to full-bodied with ripe, round tannins, no edges, good concentration and weight. It’s still a baby, a little marked by the oak, but with enough density and freshness to come into greater balance. It should grow up slowly and live a long life. Today I see this 2011 slightly above the 2010, slightly more complex. Drink 2016-2029.