2015 Don Maximiano, Viña Errazuriz Founder's Reserve, Aconcagua Valley

Critic score
94.5/100
Pricing
Bottle
In stock
£54.80

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Chile
  • Grape
    67% Cabernet Sauvignon
    15% Carménère
    8% Malbec/Auxerrois
    7% Petit Verdot
    3% Cabernet Franc
  • Maturity
    Ready 2018 - 2030
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2015 Don Maximiano, Viña Errazuriz Founder's Reserve, Aconcagua Valley

TASTING NOTES

Very refined and pretty with tight polished tannins and a linear and fruity mouthfeel. Medium body, precise and focused. It shows the essence of cab character. Feminine style.

James Suckling, jamessuckling.com (May 2017)
96/100

The 2015 Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve is a Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend with 15% Carménère, 8% Malbec, 7% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc from Panquehue. It fermented in small stainless steel vats and matured in French oak barrels (68% new) for 22 months, including malolactic. This has to be the most elegant version of this cuvée that I tasted, with even a lighter structure than the cooler 2014, and there's also a little more acidity. The texture is seamless, and the balance between fruit, tannins and acidity is superb. This is a superb Bordeaux blend.

Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate (April 2017)
93+/100