The 2004 vintage represents the 77th year in which Cousiño-Macul has produced an Antiguas Reservas, The winery's signature wine. Since the debut in 1927, Antiguas Reservas has always been a limited selection of the very best Cabernet Sauvignon from the Cousiño-Macul estate vineyards. Over the years, Cousiño-Macul has maintained its classic style with this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon by combining New World ripeness with Old World elegance, finesse and a framework to age long and well.
Distinct characteristics of Maipo Valley terroir shine through in this 2004 Antiguas Reservas. It gradually opens in the glass to exhibit the typical aromas of blackberry, cherry, black currants and tea leaf accompanied by subtle scents of tobacco leaf and dried herbs. Medium-full in body, it is supple and elegant with layers of flavors, including blackberries, black tea, mocha and light toasty oak. With aeration, this Cabernet steadily evolves and displays its complexities. Its expansive nature suggests it will age long and well in the bottle. It has the tannin structure to be cellared for a decade or more.