Leyda Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2020

Do you know that the first Friday in May is the International Sauvignon Blanc Day? In order to celebrate let’s talk about a little bit more about this grape and discover the amazing Leyda Reserva from Chili. Zesty, fragrant sauvignon blanc  is probably the most popular white wine variety in the world right now. In general,…

An ultra classical Aconcagua Cabernet-based blend

ERRÁZURIZ Don Maximiano 2016 Introduced with the 1983 vintage, Don Maximiano was among the first of the new generation of “Super-Chileans.” The flagship for the estate and a global symbol of how distinct and extraordinary the wines of Chile can be, this world class Cabernet oozes with irresistible fruit that is detailed, balanced and long….

Errazuriz KAI Carmenere 2015

I love the chill October days and the shedding of leaves from the deciduous trees. My tips for staying warm while it’s cold outside are to build a campfire and open a great bottle of wine, today my choice is KAI Carmenere 2015, produced by Errazuriz. The grapes for KAI were selected from the best…

Clos de Fous Itata 2017

Pour Pedro Parra, l’expression la plus pure de son dévouement passionné envers le terroir s’incarne dans le projet Clos des Fous, qu’il mène en collaboration avec François Massoc, Paco Leyton et Albert Cussen. Bien que l’exploitation viticole soit située dans la région natale de Pedro, soit à Biobío, à 500 km de Santiago, ses activités…

Cuesta Chica Viñedos de Alcohuaz 2017

🌍 Elqui Valley, Chile 🍇 Garnacha 100% (Farmed both organically and biodynamically) The Elqui Valley forms a corridor between the cool Pacific of northern Chile and the Andean mountains in the east of the country. The grapes for this Grenache come from a single vineyard at 2200 meters. Up here summers are hot and sunny, winters cold,…

Casique Maravilla, Moscatel de Alejandría 2017

🌎 Chile, Bío Bío, Secano interior de Yumbel 🍇 Muscat of Alexandria (Orange wine) Soil type: Volcanic Unfined. Unfiltered. No added sulfites. No temperature control. Total Sulphites: 15 mg/L This wine is fermented spontaneously. Long Skin Contact with grapes with botrytis for one month.

Hacienda Araucano, a natural style in Chile

Chile is a very narrow country between the Andes Cordillera and the Pacific Ocean, with a series of hills near the coast, which give it a unique climate that is well-suited to growing vines, and is a paradise for viticulture due to the absence of disease. After lengthy research in several regions of Chile, François Lurton…

Montsecano Pinot Noir 2013

Fashion photographer and viticulturist Julio Donoso and Alsace wine producer Andre Ostertag joined forces to start this project in Casablanca. They purchase the fruit for this wine from Lo Ovalle, one of the coolest parts of the region. This 100% bio-dynamic hand harvested, single vineyard Pinot Noir is aged and fermented completely in concrete egg….

Coyam Super Premium 2013

Coyam 2013. Violet red in color. This is an elegant and complex perfumed wine with fruity notes of cherries, plums, blueberries and blackberries, along with refreshing notes of mint and a hint of black pepper and leather. The palate is also very fruity with fresh acidity and good concentration.  A blend of 48% Shyrah, 24%…