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Date Printed: 7/11/2014
Calcu Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Calcu Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
(search item no. 114424)
The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 7/11/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Tasting Panel rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This rich and velvety wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère and Petit Verdot.

Like the bull on the label and Salvador Amenábar, the talented young artist who painted him, Calcu wines are exuberant and full of possibility, with each vintage revealing a different aspect of the Colchagua Valley's dynamic character.

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About Calcu:

In the local Mapuche language, Calcu means “healing doctor” or “magician.” And indeed, winemakers Alejandro Jofre and Ricardo Rivadeniera have created a magical "Super Chilean" blend that expresses the diversity of the Colchagua Valley.

Like the bull on label, Calcu is exuberant and unrestrained. Rather than being tied to a particular terroir, Calcu is made with grapes harvested from throughout the Colchagua Valley, revealing different aspects of the valley’s dynamic character with every vintage