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Date Printed: 9/1/2014
Sena  2006
Sena 2006
(search item no. 100054)
green wine
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 9/1/2014: $99.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2005 The Wine News rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2002 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2002 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Seña has a deep, violet-ruby color. The different grape varieties in the final blend contribute intense, highly complex aromas of fresh fruit, blueberries, raspberries, and elegant notes of tobacco, cocoa, and black pepper. The palate shows very good structure with superior acidity that adds a juicy freshness and helps to form a rich, elegant texture. Subtle hints of chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla linger on the long finish. Delightful today, the wine will improve over the next few years. Decanting is suggested.
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About Sena:

In 1995, Robert Mondavi and Eduardo Chadwick pioneered one of Chile's first international joint ventures, a bold and forward-thinking move in those times. They set a very challenging goal: to reach the full potential of Chile's wine country and to create a truly world-class wine. These two are distinguished traditional wine families shared the passion for excellence and innovation. Sharing their dream and dedication, in 1997 they released the first vintage of Sena (1995), one of Chile's first iconic wines, marking a milestone and initiating the path for making ultra-premium wines in Chile. Eduardo Chadwick searched alongside Robert Mondavi for four years before finding the ideal terroir in Chile's Valle de Aconcagua. Sena, the Chilean Bordeax-blend, is the culmination of their vision, an expression of consummate quality and character.