SEÑA

2014

EN PRIMEUR

Distinct eucalypt with the fruit on the nose, a big wine compared to the Almaviva, the fruit more evidently cassis bonbons and eucalyptus again. Not a fine as the almost lacy Almaviva, but the power is there - assertively Chilean, but there's no doubt about the stuffing, and this will develop with time.L&S (Sep 2016)

Duty Paid

75cl bottles (wood case of 6)

In Bond

75cl bottles (wood case of 6)

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The blend for the 2014 Seña was 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Carmenere, 11% Malbec, 8% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot from their stony soils. The different grapes are carefully fermented separately and with different regimes of maceration and extraction but always looking for elegance within the natural power of the zone. The final blend was transferred to French oak barrels, 67% of them new (a percentage that seems to be slowly going down), for the élevage of 22 months. This time, some 5% of the volume carried out its aging in new Stockinger foudres. This is very much in line with the 2013 and the direction set by that cool year. The wine is very harmonious, elegant within the house style. Another superb vintage of Seña. This should age effortlessly in bottle. 60,000 bottles were filled in March 2016. Drinking range: 2017 - 2029 Rating: 95 Luis Gutierrez, www.robertparker.com (Sep 2017)

Complex aromas of blueberry, rose petal, licorice, and currant. Full body, ultra fine tannins and a fresh and clean finish. Balanced and very refined. A wonderful purity and beauty. Give it three to four years to come together but already a beauty. A blend of 60% cabernet sauvignon, 16% carmenere, 11% malbec, 8% merlot and 5% petit verdot. Rating: 97 James Suckling, www.jamessuckling.com (Sep 2016)

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