Cabernet Sauvignon might be Chile’s most important red variety, but Carménère is the country’s niche grape. Considered the “lost” sixth grape of Bordeaux, it reappeared when much of the country’s Merlot vines were genetically identified as Carménère in the 1990s.
What is the best wine from Chile?
Best Chilean Wine
|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.
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 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!
Is Frontera wine from Chile?
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|Region||Chile / Central Valley|
|Wine style||Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon|
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.