Per­fect Score

With impressive growth in ex­cel­lence and di­ver­sity, Chilean wines are rapidly grow­ing in pop­u­lar­ity in Asia. The 2014 Viñedo Chad­wick Caber­net Sau­vi­gnon Valle de Maipo rep­re­sents the pin­na­cle of the coun­try’s wine­mak­ing. Wine edi­tor James Suck­ling awarded

Hong Kong Tatler - - Life Wine -

2014

De­fines both el­e­gance and power. Com­plex aro­mas of blue­berry, black­cur­rant and liquorice. A full body yet re­fined and beau­ti­ful, with stun­ning length and com­plex­ity. Such great­ness and beauty. Has an en­ergy and bright­ness. Chile’s first per­fect wine. Bet­ter in 2020.

100 points

2013

This pure caber­net sau­vi­gnon shows won­der­ful sub­tle eu­ca­lyp­tus and black­cur­rant char­ac­ter. Cold stones and roses too. It’s firm and lin­ear with a full body, com­pacted tan­nins, and a lightly chewy and tangy fin­ish. A red with form and strength. Try in 2020. 800 cases made.

98 points

2012

A su­perb red with cur­rant, white truf­fle, san­dal­wood, stone and hints of liquorice. Full body, chewy tan­nins and a pow­er­ful fin­ish. Turns to io­dine. Very long. A phe­nom­e­nal caber­net sau­vi­gnon—the La Mis­sion Haut-brion of Chile. Needs at least five years to soften. 800 cases. Wait un­til 2018.

97 points

2011

This re­minds me of the great Napa Val­ley caber­net sauvi­gnons of the 1960s. Cur­rant and hot stone char­ac­ter with hints of sage. Shows ten­sion and form, with a flavour­ful palate and firm tex­ture. Drink or hold.

97 points

2010

A racy caber­net with plum and dark berry char­ac­ter and hints of choco­late. It’s full-bod­ied, with firm tan­nins and a fresh fin­ish. Plenty of hazel­nut and cherry char­ac­ter in the af­ter­taste. Com­ing around nicely now.

95 points

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