2013 Cabernet Sauvignon "Reserva" (Apaltagua, Viña)
Vina Apaltagua, Cabernet Sauvignon "Reserva", Colchagua Valley, Chile 2012100% Cabernet Sauvignon SMOKY LEATHER, BLACK CHERRY, GUNPOWDER, PEPPER Cabernet Sauvignon is a distinctive specialty of the Colchagua Valley in Chile. The flavors are specific to this region with savory hints of leather, gun powder and a classic pepperiness. Vineyard-wise, they're special too, being among the only Cabernet vineyards regularly planted on their own rootstock (most of the world's are grafted on American rootstock to protect the vine from the root louse phyloxera vastatrix which is not found in Chile.) Serving Suggestions: Grilled flank steak marinated in red wine with red and yellow peppers, onions and garlic.