Since 1874, in the heart of the Maipo valley, Viña Tarapacá has been crafting unique wines of outstanding quality. These estate bottled wines earned their first award in the US in 1876, and have been obtaining awards ever since.
Considered North America’s oldest and most important wine and spirits competition, this 21st edition saw over 1700 samples from more than thirty countries, less than a third of which were awarded medals.
This time, Viña Tarapacá was awarded with a Gold Medal for its Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, vintage 2012, one of its classics counted in the portfolio of this famous vineyard, and a truly faithful exponent of Maipo Valley region, made with grapes of different vineyards planted in this renowned region.
Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon is featured by its plum-black fruits, along with dry berries and liquorice. In mouth, it shows black fruits and dry peaches; a classic combinations from the Maipo Valley. Besides, additional blends of black cherries and tobacco complement the mixture in the taste. This Cabernet Sauvignon shows a long ending, a combination of sweet tannins and a smooth acidity.