2016 Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve

Errazuriz

93Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

The 2016 Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve is a blend of 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, with smaller amounts of Malbec, Carmenere and Cabernet Franc from their estate vineyards in Panquehue. It fermented in stainless steel vats and matured in French oak barrels (65% new) for 22 months. It's an ultra classical Aconcagua Cabernet-based blend with good ripeness while keeping the freshness, and it has generous oak that does not overwhelm but makes the wine softer and spicier. It has some fine-grained, slightly dusty tannins. The very classical label is very coherent with an updated classical blend. 78,000 bottles produced. It was bottled between February and April 2018 in three homogeneous lots. Oct 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 93-/100Luis Gutierrez
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Product details
Country
Chile
Region
Aconcagua
Sub-region
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Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
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Drinking Window
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Country
Chile
Region
Aconcagua
Sub-region
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Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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