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Date Printed: 4/24/2015
Santa Ema Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Santa Ema Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
(search item no. 98269)
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/24/2015: $11.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2005 vintage in Isla de Maipo was exceptional, with low yields, no rain at all in the growing period from bud break to harvest. Maximum temperatures in the area ranged from 28-30 ºC (82 – 86 ºF), with less than 180 mm of rain during winter time so it was a dry year. These conditions allow Cabernet Sauvignon grapes to ripen fully displaying a great flavor and full concentration.

With our Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Isla de Maipo, we obtained an optimal phenolic ripeness, solid and round tannins, full color and a great fruit expresssion.

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About Santa Ema Winery:

Over the years, Santa Ema has been recognized by the most important national and international organizations and has earned numerous medals in competitions such as the Concours Mundial de Bruxelles and distinctions in the prestigious international trade magazines. It was recently added to Wine Spectator's list of Top 20 World's Finest Value Brands, Wine Advocate rated four Santa Ema wines above 90 points, and Wine & Spirits named it Value Winery of the Year. But for Santa Ema, the most important distinction of all is the preference of its consumers around the world to appreciate the work of three generations dedicated to the production of consistently high quality wines.