In Chile🇨🇱, the vineyard areas are divided into 4 principal regions, themselves divided into 13 better-known Sub-regions. One of them is called The Maipo Valley. Located south of the capital, Santiago, The Maipo Valley is home to some of the country's most prestigious wines. Described as the “Bordeaux of south America”, the rich and fruity 🍇Cabernet Sauvignon is undoubtedly his most famous grape variety.
The product of a cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, the classic profile of Cabernet Sauvignon tends to be full-bodied wines with high tannins and a notable acidity that contributes to the wine's aging potential. In cooler climates☀️, Cabernet Sauvignon tends to produce wines with notes of black currant that can be accompanied by notes of green bell pepper, mint and cedar, all of which will become more pronounced as the wine ages. In more moderate climates, blackcurrant notes are often seen with black cherry🍒 and black olive notes while in very hot climates blackcurrant flavors can turn to the over-ripe and "jammy" side.🍷
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