Sena, Vina Sena 2015

RegionChile
SubregionChile
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Chile2015Sena, Vina SenaHV20980.00cs100 JSAdd to Basket
Chile2015Sena, Vina SenaBT50980.00cs100 JSAdd to Basket
Chile2015Sena, Vina SenaMG201,020.00cs100 JSAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

Stunning aromas of blackcurrant, stone, blueberry and licorice. Also iodine. Floral. Perfumed. Full body, fantastic density of fruit and ripe tannins. It goes on for minutes on the palate with such energy and focus. Touch of chewiness on the finish. A complex and complete wine that delivers a generosity with firmness. Drink in 2021 but already a classic to drink

Score: 100James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, May 2017

As a comparison to the 2014 vintage of this wine, the 2015 Seña resulted in 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Carmenere, 12% Malbec, 7% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc, with now 12% of the wine matured in new Stockinger oak foudres and the rest in barrique for some 22 months. 2015 might have been a slightly warmer year, but the resulting wine is lower in alcohol and higher in acidity, which provide for a more vibrant mouthfeel and a more focused expression of the character of the place. This vintage has half a degree less alcohol, and the acidity is a little more pungent; and, the amount of wine in foudre seems to help the oak to show better integrated. This is dry, nicely textured, and the replacement of the Merlot by Malbec seems to have also added to the refinement of the tannins that are super-elegant. 66,000 bottles were filled in February 2017

Score: 96Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate (230), April 2017

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