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2005 Haras De Pirque Elegance Cabernet SauvignonBlend from Chile

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Producer: "In 1991, after a highly successful business career in Chile's private sector, entrepreneur Eduardo Matte acquired an estate that he would later name Haras de Pirq...

  • 93 Wine & Spirits
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About

93

"This grows at a north-facing amphitheater above the Maipo River, where cold air follows the river's path down from the Andes. It's a seductive cabernet with cool-climate aromas-herbal notes, red fruits and a bit of menthol as background. The texture rolls across the palate, irresistibly smooth. A great Maipo cabernet." (06/09)

Product Description:

Producer:
"In 1991, after a highly successful business career in Chile's private sector, entrepreneur Eduardo Matte acquired an estate that he would later name Haras de Pirque, in the southwestern part of Pirque, a prestigious winegrowing area situated in the Maipo Valley. Eduardo Matte's objectives included launching a major winery project, and expanding and improving the existing thoroughbred farm."

"In accordance with the Appellation of Origin Law, Vina Haras de Pirque is located in the winegrowing region of the Maipo Valley, Pirque subregion, both classified internationally as producers of fine wines. Due to its unique geographical and climatic conditions, the Upper Maipo area, where Pirque is situated, is renowned for its production of Chile's best red wines, especially Cabernet Sauvignon." - Importer

This wine was also rated 88+ Points by the Wine Advocate, and 87 Points by the Wine Spectator.

Product Detail

Item # 78447
Country Chile
Region Central Valley
Sub-Region Maipo
Ratings

93 - Wine & Spirits

Vintage 2005
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah / Shiraz
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, blueberry and strawberry
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, spice box and dark fruit