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Date Printed: 8/29/2014
Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon 1998
(search item no. 9752)

PRICE ON 8/29/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The harvest resulted in a wine of intense ruby color, with varietal characteristics, well balanced with strong tannins, and a round, well-structured casis aroma.

Alcohol: 12.7% by volume

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About Los Vascos:

Los Vascos traces its roots to approximately 1750 and to the original vineyard of Miguel Echenique. The vineyard passed down through the family throughout the succeeding centuries.

The acquisition of 50% of Los Vascos by Rothschild (Lafite) in 1988 was the result of a careful search among more than one hundred Chilean wines for one that could meet their criteria for excellence. A team of winemakers from Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) control the viticulture, harvest, maceration, fermentation and aging of the wines at Los Vascos. Strict control of yields from the estate and adherence to the winemaking techniques of Chateau Lafite result in wines of high quality, whose characteristics do not escape connoisseurs. All production is estate bottled.