Valdivieso Éclat Chardonnay 2015

Monday, 19 August 2019 06:29
Winemaker Brett Jackson's skills for whites are remarkable. With this saline Chardonnay from Limarí, complemented with Viognier and Moscatel from Itata (fermented in jars of clay), demonstrates all its elegance and precision, especially in the intelligent handling of the barrels.…

Las Veletas País 2016

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 07:46
In the zone of Alquihue (Maule), Raúl Dell'Oro preserves and projects its beautiful vineyards, joining tradition with avant-garde winemaking. It is the case of this País. A light, vibrant and juicy wine, with clear and amusing notes of strawberries, acid…
We must begin to take seriously the wines of Paredones (Colchagua Costa), but above all the delicate hand of winemaker Johana Pereira. This Sauvignon Blanc is not blown away by the wind. It has weight in the mouth and very…

Fatto a Mano Riesling 2017

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:56
Many years ago I kept an eye on this old vineyard, but I got distracted writing and someone went ahead. In a gentle hillside located in the outskirts of Guarilihue (Itata Profundo), where several grape varieties are confused, even some…
If there is something that defines the wines of Marchigüe, it's undoubtedly a character that does not go unnoticed. The influence of the ocean winds and those ancient and mineral hills mold a magnetic personality. This is the case of…

Escándalo Carignan 2013

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:48
It comes from a vineyard of 1961, planted in the curly landscape of Ránquil (Itata Profundo). Mauricio Veloso harvests its grapes and elaborates this rustic, fresh, complex and deep Carignan, with marked notes of thyme, rosemary, cranberry, cherry and dark…

Folâtre Brut

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:47
The franchute José Luis Martin always pursues (and often achieves) a remarkable volume and aging potential in his wines. It's the case of this bubbly maulino. With notes of jasmine, mangoes, dried apricots, figs, bergamot, toasted almonds and honey, the…

El Escorial Syport

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:46
This young Panquehue winery (Aconcagua) moves at a dizzying pace. Not only dared to climb the Andes mountain range, but now amazes us with this voluptuous Porto-style Syrah (the fermentation is cut with brandy). With 16.1º of alcohol and notes…

L'Entremetteuse Four Skins Vol.1 2018

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:44
Do not get scared of the skin heads on the label. They're harmless. For the fool and circumspect, it's a metaphor of the enologist and entremetteuse Laurent Real to underline the long aging of its four strains with their skins.…
At the foothills of Cachapoal the nights are cool and the singing of the crickets is deafening. In the heights of Coya, in river bed soils, these Cabernet Sauvignon vines give notes of violet, lavender and thyme. Cherry, plum and…

Apaltagua Reserva Rosé 2018

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:41
Who, in their right mind, would tear the carmine clothes of Carmenère to dress it in pink? The winemaker Pablo Barros and his team did it. Go my five and some fingers more. Its elegant color, like a rose petal,…
Born and raised at the Santa Elisa de Chimbarongo Estate, where the Cono Sur winery is located, this Gewürztraminer is very simple to understand, despite its unpronounceable name. Its aromas are clean, clear and sweet. Petals of rose and gardenia,…
The terracotta jars are really old. Of different sizes and shapes, they were transplanted from the southern and shaken (be aware of the earthquakes) drylands to their winery in Isla de Maipo. In these containers, De Martino elaborates this Cinsault…

Garcés Silva Boya Rosé 2018

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 09:36
A Marchian (its grapes were harvested very early in March to preserve all its freshness). A Pinot Noir from Leyda (with a Grenache shot) fermented at very low temperature in steel tanks. An orange-pink wine with notes of peonies, raspberries,…
In runic language, Dagaz means transformation. And after more than a decade as oenological director of San Pedro, Marco Puyo launches his promising family project. Coming from own vineyards in Pumanque (Colchagua), this blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Carmenère…