Sena 1999

Bordeaux Red Blends from Chile, South America

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Item No. 49482
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • WS90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • ST92
  • 2000
  • WS91
  • RP91
  • 1996
  • WS92
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Winemaker's Notes

Seña is the fulfillment of a vision shared by Napa Valley's Robert Mondavi and Chile's Eduardo Chadwick for producing a world-class wine that captures the essence of Chile's outstanding terroir. In the Spanish language, the word Seña means a distinguishing mark or personal signature, and these two winemaking pioneers proudly display their signatures on every bottle of Seña. Seña is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carmenère grapes. Our 1999 vintage expresses dark berry fruit character with notes of ripe black olive. Hints of tobacco and earth distinguish this vintage, and oak aging adds vanilla, toasted almonds and coffee. The wine enters the mouth with spicy tannins and finishes with a long, chewy, sweet finish. Classic cassis and mint aromas are developing in the bottle, and we believe that 1999 Seña will continue to improve for the next 10 years.

Alcohol: 14.0%

Learn About Sena Map ItMap It

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...

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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 Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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