Maipo Valley, Colchagua, Leyda, Maule, San Antonio, Chile

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T.H. Cabernet Sauvignon (Alto Maipo)

2016

Estimated Retail Price $28.99
SKU 546333
Country Chile
Region Maipo Valley
Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Listing Speculative
Case Config. 6x750ml
Available In BC AB MB

Colour

Deep ruby red.

Aroma

Aromas of ripe raspberries and violets, herbal notes and an interesting graphite hint on the nose.

Flavour

Refined and vertical on the palate, showing freshness and length. Good concentration of flavours, subtle fine oak influence and gentle, sweet tannins.

Food Pairing

Complements red meats, lamb, pork and mature cheeses.

More Info

T.H. stands for Terroir Hunter. Grapes were sourced from a selected vineyard in Pirque in the Alto Maipo area. This is located at the foot of the andes Mountain range on the Eastern edge of the Maipo Valley, which is world famous for its perfect climate for red wines.

95 pts

Descorchados 2018

2015 -

94 pts

Tim Atkin MW, Chile Special Report 2018

2015 -

93 pts

Decanter World Wine Awards 2018

2015 -

"Dark, brooding nose of coffee bean and milk chocolate. Voluptuous, spicy blackcurrant flavours lengthened by fine-grained tannins. Long and well-judged."

91 pts

Wine Enthusiast, Aug/2018

2015 -

"This wine's roasted, savory bouquet contains blackberry, cinnamon, olive, earth and oak aromas. It hails from Pirque, one of Chile's hotbeds for traditional Cabernet Sauvignon. The palate is chewy and deep, with spicy black-fruit flavors and oak-derived notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. Dark fruit and herbal touches flood the finish. Drink now–2023."

90 pts

International Wine Challenge 2018

2015 -

"Beautiful pure dark fruit has cassis cascading across the palate, combing well with balanced vanilla oak character." 

89 pts

Wine Spectator, Web Only 2018

2015 -

"There's a nice edge to this red, which features dried green herb notes and dried berry flavors. The taut finish offers flavors of crushed stone and spice. Drink now through 2021. 3,261 cases made."

96 pts

Tim Atkin MW, Chile Special Report 2017

2014 -

94 pts

Wine & Spirits Magazine, Feb/2017

2014 -

"Pirque is one of the highest spots in the Andean Maipo and the best wines grown there tend to be elegant, with delicate herbal notes to their fruit. This one is firm and austere, but give it time, and oxygen helps to draw out its sense of place. Minty aromas and earth tones give way to complex notes of black pepper, herbs and cassis. Great to decant now for game, this will gain in grace with some years in the bottle."

90 pts

Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

2014 -

"Intense spearmint and cassis nose. Classic and cool, elegant fruit with rounded tannins and a chunky fruit laden mid palate."

 

International Wine Challenge 2017

2014 -

Gold Medal "Intense black cassis fruit with lovely rich depth to the palate. Delicious savoury notes of black olive and a hint of spice with a long plush finish"

93 pts

James Suckling, May/2016

2014 -

"Loads of blackberry, black currant and dried flowers on the nose. Full body, velvety tannins, very pretty blueberry fruit and a mineral aftertaste. Drink now." 

94 pts

Wine & Spirits Magazine, Dec/2016

2013 -

Best Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon of 2016

90 pts

Wine Enthusiast, Jun/2016

2013 -

"Composed, lightly woody aromas of berry fruits, spice and herbs are harmonious and earthy. This spunky Cabernet reflects a cool vintage via pepper, tomato, herb and berry flavors. A layered yet snappy finish shows good length and complexity."