Distinctive Cabernet, with pure mint and currant aromas, followed by a rich yet amazingly supple palate of cassis, plums, coffee, mocha, smoked applewood and loam. Long, alluring finish. A wine that shows what sets Maipo terroir apart. Always worth the wait for this late release, but it needs decanting for maximum effect. Drink now through 2008. 3,000 cases made. (JM)
Located in the foothills of the Andes Mountain Range, Clos Quebrada de Macul is recognized as one of the finest vineyards in the Maipo Valley. It is here, on the gravelly slopes of a 45-acre single-vineyard, that owners Ricardo and Isabel Pena produce their award-winning Domus Aurea Cabernet Sauvignon.
The Peña family is committed to extremely low yields. The family's vineyards are divided into five blocks that follow the depth and stoniness of the soil,... View More