Chile

Chile

Chilean winemakers will tell you that this country is an almost perfect environment to grow wine grapes: a favourable climate, that has its fair share of cool, warm and hot spots, allowing for a wide range of styles and varieties to be grown. It is relatively pest and disease free, due to having the Andes on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, and of course it has the legacy of Spanish culture. It has somewhat made Carmenere its spiritual home, but aside from that variety there is a huge array of others grown here from the Rieslings of Bio Bio to the Syrahs of San Antonio, and all shades in-between.

Richard Ballantyne MW

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  1. Perez Cruz 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva
    Perez Cruz's Cab is essence of Maipo with intense blackcurrant fruit, but also shows subtle hints of cigar box and... Learn More
  2. Bouchon 2017 Pais Salvaje
    This is a highly individual wine made from wild vines that grow in their natural habitat by climbing up the trunks of... Learn More
  3. Matetic 2014 Corralillo Syrah
    Chile's San Antonio Valley is rapidly gaining a reputation for fantastic, cool climate style Syrah, very much with a... Learn More
  4. Perez Cruz 2016 Cot Limited Edition
    Cot is the traditional name for Malbec in Cahors where the variety originates. Unlike Argentina, this Malbec from Maipo... Learn More
  5. Odfjell 2015 Orzada Carignan
    Made from very old vines, some of which are 100 years old. The wine is properly dense and dark with almost, medicinal... Learn More
  6. Bouchon 2016 Vigno Carignan
    Vigno is a project created by a small number of producers in Chile's Maule valley which preserves their heritage vines... Learn More
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