Chono "Single Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon
Staff Pick

Chono "Single Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon - 2017

Item # 25470 750mL
$11.96/ Single Bottle
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$143.52 $129.17/ Case of 12
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Red
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Tasting Notes

Quite a match for kebabs.This Cabernet Sauvignon comes from the Maipo Valley, a region well-suited to the grape.The Andes moderate hot days and keep nights cool. Full-bodied with a vibrant blackberry and smoke palate.


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Staff Pick Notes

What a find!!! Our buyers really found a winner this time. Chono represents the coming-of-age of Cabernet Sauvignon in Chile. This wine is from the Maipo Valley, with its hot days, cool nights, and sandy soils. It has a beautiful nose and palate of fresh red and blackberries. The texture is smooth with soft tannins and the finish is spicy. I could just sip this by itself, but the real beauty of it comes out when I have it with my favorite beef dishes. At this price, it's worthy of buying a case or two to ration over the next 12 months until the next vintage becomes available. Think about using it for your next party, be it a wedding, engagement, or graduation.

- BF

About the Producer

Maipo Valley, Chile “Chono” is a brand created by Geo Wines, Inc, a company founded by Sergio Reyes and Alvaro Espinoza, who are two of the most respected and innovative winemakers in Chile. They are an organization passionate about quality as well as sustainable viticulture, and are focused on handcrafted wines that express their terroir and typicity of each varietal grape. The name Chono...

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