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91 • Echeverria 2011 Reserva, Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipo Valley $11.99. Best Buy.
Deep ruby color. Rich aromas of toasty berry pie, vanilla, and grilled green pepper with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy pomegranate sorbet, green apple, roasted nuts, and spice finish with fine tannins. A delicious and lively cabernet for sipping or the table. (tasted on Jul-01-2013)
91 • Echeverria 2011 Family Reserva, Cabernet Sauvignon, Curico Valley $16. Best Buy.
Deep garnet color. Aromas and flavors of cassis tart, dark roasted nuts and peppers, cedar, hung game, and mossy earth with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a long mocha, baked apple, cedar and spice finish. Very flavorful and Old World in style. Pair with bison. (tasted on Jul-01-2013)
90 • Quasar 2011 Limited Edition, Cabernet Sauvignon, Curico Valley $15. Best Buy.
Nicely meshed aromas and flavors of cassis, peppercorn, clay and creamy vanilla with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy craisin, apple, nut, and earth accented finish with chewy tannins. Nicely balanced in a dry Old World style. A great choice for empanadas. (tasted on Jul-01-2013)
88 • Echeverria 2012 Classic Collection, Cabernet Sauvignon, Curico Valley $8.99. Best Buy.
Garnet color. Aromas of dark berries, sundried tomato, and delicate pepper spice with a supple dry-yet-fruity medium body and a vanilla cream, pencil shaving and nut brittle accented finish with earth tannins. A rock solid cabernet. (tasted on Jul-01-2013)
88 • Las Casas de Vaquería 2012 Reserve, Corral A18, Cabernet Sauvignon, Maule Valley $9.99. Best Buy.
Aromas and flavors of cedar, apple, blueberry, vanilla and herbs with a supple, dryish medium body and a tangy nut accented finish. A nice all purpose cabernet. (tasted on Jul-01-2013)
88 • Delicious 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Aconcagua Valley $8.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of clay, clove and anise, dried berries and cherries with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy craisin, vanilla, and nut brittle accented finish. Tasty and sure to please. (tasted on Jul-08-2013)