Chilean Wines blog articles

01 Apr 2014

Old Vine Cabernet Franc from Chile's Maipo Valley

Old Vine Cabernet Franc from Chile's Maipo Valley

The Chilean wine industry has been dominated by large corporate interests for most of its modern history, which goes back to before the fall of the communist regime in 1990, and extends to the present day.

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Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

17 Mar 2014

Cabernet Franc from this top Chilean producer

Cabernet Franc from this top Chilean producer

Cabernet Franc is one of the Bordeaux grapes, but is most often seen as part of a blend. As a stand alone varietal it has some beautiful tea leaf, chocolate and violet characters.


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Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

04 Jan 2014

Dymanic red blend from Chile

Dymanic red blend from Chile

Chile is making some interesting, and more importantly, very good red blends that do not always stay within the confines of what one expects in terms of the varietals comprising the blend.

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Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

10 Oct 2013

Probably the best value Pinot Noir we have seen.

Probably the best value Pinot Noir we have seen.

Chile has expanded its wine growing areas over the past few decades to some cooler climate regions which are perfect for growing Pinot Noir.


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Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

10 Sep 2013

Terroir driven Cabernet from Chile

Terroir driven Cabernet from Chile

The evolution of the Chilean wine industry has now reached the stage where wineries are starting to develop their winemaking strategies to source grapes from specific sites that are terroir influenced in the classical Old World sense

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Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

01 Jul 2013

Exceptional quality Chilean Cabernet Franc

Exceptional quality Chilean Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the lesser known Bordeaux grapes, but has so many attractive qualities.

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Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

15 Apr 2013

Fantastic deal on this Chilean Pinot Noir

Fantastic deal on this Chilean Pinot Noir

Over the past decade, Cono Sur has positioned itself as one of Chile's top producers, being a player in both the high end and low end wines.

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Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

01 Jun 2012

Apaltagua Carmenere Rosé - this is rosé at its finest!

Apaltagua Carmenere Rosé - this is rosé at its finest!

This is the wine that we took home to drink out on the patio this Memorial Day. It is as close to the perfect quaffer that we have found, and impresses wine geeks and novices alike...

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Posted by Gregg   10:48:07

01 Sep 2010

Las Mulas Cabernet Rosé 2009

Las Mulas Cabernet Rosé 2009

Rosé comes in a broad spectrum of styles, from the sweeter style to the crisp and dry. We have not got this excited about a rosé in a long time, and if you are not a fan yet then you should really try a bottle of this little Chilean beauty.


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Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

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