Cost: $29.95 (Clearance: $20.70)
Grape Variety: Cabernet 95% Sauvignon, 3% Syrah, 2% Petit Verdot
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Region: Colchagua Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Santa Helena Winery
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
An easy juicy full body red and a best buy at the clearance price
Positives: This wine shows cedar, blackcurrants, anise, dark cherry, cigar box, menthol, plums and arugula. Full body with medium tannins, good acidity, a long length and the 14.5% alcohol is well integrated.
Drink now or over the next 2 years on its own or pair it with vegetable lasagna.
Tasted: 6 Nov 2013
Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (Clearance: 9+/10) Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4