Santa Ema Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile, South America

$18.00 $15.99
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Item No. 108686
  • red wine
  • RP90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

Deep violet-ruby-red. Elegant, sophisticated, and complex aromas, with fruity notes that blend cherries, prunes, tobacco, and roasted coffee. Well-rounded and very well structured, with ripe tannins and plenty of texture. Long finish.

Drink with coal-roasted red meats, well-seasoned dishes, stews, casseroles and ripe cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"Fragrant aromas of /Asian spices, incense, pencil lead, black currant, some complexity, lengthy."
90 Points

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Rating:
(9/29/2011)
Not as good as we thought it was the first time we ordered. Needs lots of time to breathe.
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Rating:
(9/9/2011)
nothing particularly special about this solid but uninspired cabernet. would buy it for less.
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(6/28/2011)
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Learn About Santa Ema

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...

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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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