What wine is from Chile?

For most of Chile’s history, Pais was the most widely planted grape only recently getting passed by Cabernet Sauvignon. Other red wine varieties include Merlot, Carménère, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Cabernet franc, Pinot noir, Syrah, Sangiovese, Barbera, Malbec, and Carignan.

What is the best wine from Chile?

Best Chilean Wine

Wine Name Grape Score
Sena, Aconcagua Valley, Chile Bordeaux Blend Red 93
Vinedos de Alcohuaz ‘Tococo de Alcohuaz’ Syrah, Elqui Valley, Chile Syrah 95
Concha y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon, Puente Alto, Chile Cabernet Sauvignon 93
Vina Almaviva, Puente Alto, Chile Bordeaux Blend Red 93

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.

Why is Pinot Noir the healthiest wine?

Pinot Noir is considered the healthiest red wine you can drink. Unlike many of the reds on this list, Pinot grapes have a thin skin, so Pinot Noir has low tannins but high levels of resveratrol.

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.
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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.

What wines are South Africa known for?

The 13 Best South African Wines to Score Right Now

  • 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.