What are some good Chilean wines?

Wine Name Grape Score
Concha y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon, Puente Alto, Chile Cabernet Sauvignon 93
Vina Almaviva, Puente Alto, Chile Bordeaux Blend Red 93
Errazuriz Aconcagua Costa ‘Las Pizarras’ Chardonnay, Aconcagua Valley, Chile Chardonnay 93
Matetic Syrah, San Antonio Valley, Chile Syrah 92

Is wine from Chile any good?

Chile produces good, aromatic whites as well. In addition to the new sauvignon blancs from Huasco in Atacama, there are piercing sauvignon blancs that smell of white currants, lemon sorbet and the gooseberries grown in the cooler regions close to the coast – look for wines marked ‘costa’ (coastal) to find one.

What is the best Chilean white wine?

Top Picks for Chile

  • $10. Best Buy. Contempo. …
  • $8. Best Buy. Cono Sur. …
  • $17. Siegel. 2020 Special Reserve Sauvignon Blanc. …
  • $17. Siegel. 2020 Special Reserve Viognier. …
  • Best Buy. Archer Roose. NV Sauvignon Blanc. …
  • $10. Best Buy. Contempo. …
  • $8.99. Best Buy. La Playa. …
  • $13. Best Buy. Siegel. 2019 Crucero Collection Sauvignon Blanc.

Is Chilean wine sweet?

When producing their various pudding wines, the Chileans do tend to stick with growing and ageing predominately Sauvignon and Riesling. The result is a majority of white dessert wines which range from fruity to extra sweet, depending on the production methods.

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Why are Chilean wines appreciated?

Given the vast landscape and varying terrains in Chile, each wine growing region is known for diverse grape varieties, all of which reflect the unique terroir of the region from which it was grown. Chilean wine culture also embodies a certain rugged and deep appreciation for what the land has and can provide.

Is Chilean Sauvignon Blanc good?

Chile is known for making some of the most popular Sauvignon Blanc in the world. The wines are light, refreshing, citrusy and enjoyable. Often more affordable, Chilean Sauvignon Blancs are not as pungent as New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs, and a little fruitier than French Sancerre, also made from this grape.

Is Frontera wine from Chile?

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Winery Frontera
Region Chile / Central Valley
Wine style Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol content 12.5%
Allergens Contains sulfites

What wines are South Africa known for?

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  • Boschendal Method Cap Classique Brut Rosé Western Cape. …
  • 2017 AA Badenhorst “Ramnasgras” Cinsault Swartland. …
  • 2016 Beeslaar Pinotage Stellenbosch. …
  • 2014 Momento Chenin Blanc Verdelho Western Cape.

How much does Chilean wine cost?

Most Expensive Chilean Wine

Wine Name Grape Avg Price
Vina Almaviva, Puente Alto, Chile Bordeaux Blend Red $176
Lapostolle Borobo, Chile Rare Red Blend $152
Concha y Toro Carmin de Peumo Carmenere, Cachapoal Valley, Chile Carmenere $138
Sena, Aconcagua Valley, Chile Bordeaux Blend Red $137

What is Chile famous for?

Even though Chile is internationally known for its succulent red wines and its devilish pisco, Chile also has a strong and diverse beer culture!

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What is typical Chilean food?

Typical chilean dishes

  • Ajiaco (Meat soup) …
  • Arrollado huaso (Pork roll peasant style) …
  • Caldillo de congrio (Conger eel soup) …
  • Carbonada (Vegetables and meat minestrone-like soup) …
  • Cazuela nogada (Cazuela stew with walnut sauce) …
  • Chancho en piedra (“Pig on stone” spicy tomato sauce) …
  • Chapalele (Potato bread with flour)