Errazuriz Don Maximiano Founders 2014
93 Points Robert Parker

Errazuriz Don Maximiano Founders 2014
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93 Points Robert Parker
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A pretty red color with ruby-red highlights. Expressive on the nose, with a broad range of aromas that denote tremendous complexity, featuring red fruit such as cherry, cassis, and raspberry, subtler notes of red currant, tobacco, and hazelnuts, and some balsamic tones. Voluptuous on the palate, this wine features extremely fine, firm, and sweet tannins along with bitter chocolate, cherries, and sweet spice flavors. Its outstanding acidity gives the wine a youthful, refreshing feeling, which presages an excellent cellaring potential.

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Robert Parker - 93 Points

I got to taste two vintages of most of the wines this time, like the 2014 Don Maximiano Founder's Reserve and the following vintage. The blend in 2014 was high in Cabernet Sauvignon at 68%, plus 18% Carménère, 9% Malbec and 5% Petit Verdot from volcanic colluvial soils in Aconcagua. It fermented in small stainless steel vats and matured in French oak barrels (70% new) for 20 months. There is a big change in this wine with this vintage (it really started in 2013 and peaked in 2015) towards more freshness and less oak. It keeps its classical profile but with a lot more freshness. The palate is medium-bodied, with the telltale tannins of the variety and very tasty almost salty finish.

 

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