1996 Almaviva

Rothschild/Concha Y Toro

92Average Score
Red
Bts
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0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£191.00
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£1,139.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

The partnership of Philippine de Rothschild of Mouton-Rothschild and Concho y Toro produced this exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine (there is also Merlot and Cabernet Franc in the blend), which takes its name from a character in The Marriage of Figaro. With wine making assistance from Mouton's team of experts, this estate has produced a saturated ruby/purple-colored wine with elegant, complex notes of cassis, pain grille, cedar, and tobacco. Soft, rich, and multidimensional, this full-bodied wine possesses exquisite complexity and a layered texture with no hard edges. Drinkable already, it promises to improve for 7-8 years, and last for 12 or more. This wine is scheduled to be released in the United States on May 1. This wine may appear expensive vis a vis the run of the mill juice coming out of Chile, but in today's marketplace, this effort is sensibly priced. Serious wine tasters should give it a try. Apr 1999, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
Chile
Region
Central
Sub-region
Maipo Valley
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Chile
Region
Central
Sub-region
Maipo Valley
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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