Errazuriz Don Maximiano Founder's Reserva 1999

Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile, South America

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Item No. 51507
  • red wine
  • WS90
  • ST88
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Winemaker's Notes

Our 1999 Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve displays luscious raspberry, blackberry, candied cherry and licorice aromas. The Cabernet Sauvignon fruit achieves great expression on the palate, with cassis, chocolate and mint. Background notes of freshly turned earth, olive, and ginger contribute to the wine's complexity. The long barrel ageing integrated the oak characters, creating a rich undertone of vanilla, toast and maple. The wine enters the mouth with spicy tannins and ends with a long, silky finish. The wine will continue to gain complexity in the bottle for the next ten years

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Don Maximiano Errazuriz founded Viña Errazuriz in 1870 in the Aconcagua Valley, north of Santiago. This valley has cool, rainy winters, hot, dry summers and moist Pacific Ocean breezes--ideal for growing grapes. Don Maximiano sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of...

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Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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