Comparisons have been made between this Cabernet and the great, long-lived wines of Bordeaux, particularly Chateau Margaux, but this wine is a fraction of the price. Possessing exceptional ageing potential like a Bordeaux, it has complex layers of dried cherry, red currant, smoke and cedar and silky, smooth tannins. A terrific food wine – try with grilled or smoked meats.
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In 2006, Cousiño-Macul celebrated its 150th anniversary. The Cousiño family's wine estate in Santiago was established in 1856. Five years ago, the Cousiños moved many of their vines to a new estate at Buin, and built a new winery there. Few wine producers have the opportunity to make a completely new start, incorporating the best of their age-old experience, their unique vines from their personal greenhouse and the most contemporary technology available.
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