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2021

Camino de Chile Carménère

The grapes come from vineyards located in Villa Alegre, 285 km south of Santiago, in Maule Valley. This place has a Mediterranean-like climate, with mild winters and dry summers, with marked range of temperatures between day and night.
This allows the grapes to get ripe tannins, as well as excellent aromas and color concentration. Soils are a combination of sand and volcanic ash and the flat terrain gets and superb sunlight exposition. Yields are carefully controlled to produce concentrated wines, excellent quality and elegance.
Camino del Chile indicates the direction of Bodegas De Aguirre, today known as VDA, Viña de Aguirre, from their origins and their ancestors towards excellence.
Classified as AA Company under the BRC Global Standards Quality Program.

For more info, visit Viña de Aguirre website.

VARIETALS
100% Carménère

VINTAGE
2021

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2021

Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Carménère

Juan Cúneo Solari founded Casas del Bosque in 1993, at a time when the Chilean wine industry was pursuing quantity over quality. His commitment to quality is evident in the Gran Reserva Cabernet, a wine which is a great exponent of this characteristic variety of Chile that finds one of its most typical expressions in the Maipo Valley.

Carménère originates from the Bordeaux region of France. However, Chile is currently the main producer of this grape variety worldwide. The grapes come from alluvial loam soils with good drainage towards the Cachapoal river in Almahue, in the commune of Peumo, which has traditionally been recognized for the quality of its Carménère. The variety was harvested during the first fortnight of April, seeking a balance between the herbaceous compounds typical of the variety and its fruity notes.

For more info, visit Casas del Bosque website.

VARIETALS
100% Carménère

VINTAGE
2021

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2020

Lapostolle Apalta

Lapostolle Apalta is the new label produced in the Valle de Apalta to emphasize this amazing terroir.
With a refined winemaking approach and mastery of blending, a complex and expressive wine has been created.
Sourced from Lapostolle vineyards in Apalta, this wine shows a beautiful fruity and spicy expression, followed by an elegant and smooth structure.
It could be considered as the third wine of Clos Apalta.

Certified Carbon Neutral.

For more info, visit Lapostolle website.

VARIETALS
75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah, 10% Carmenère

VINTAGE
2020

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2018

Lapostolle Clos Apalta

Clos Apalta is born in 1997 as the iconic wine of the Domaines Bournet-Lapostolle in Chile under the idea to magnify the exceptional terroir of Apalta with French expertise. Shaping the vineyard foot by foot, building a state-of-the-art gravity fed winery, the family succeeded in making Clos Apalta one of the most iconic wines in South America.

This year we had a generous production, healthy, of excellent flavor, with relatively moderate alcohol levels and more freshness. It will be remembered as one of the greatest cold vintages of the 21st century in Chile.

“It was a wonderful harvest … 2018 was everything that you could wish for to make wines that are fully ripe but have a lot of elegance and freshness. A treat from Mother Nature”. Andrea Leon, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Clos Apalta website.

VARIETALS
64% Carmenère, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot

VINTAGE
2018

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2021

Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Carménère

As a general winemaking philosophy, Cuvée Alexandre Carménère’s direction is toward elegance, balance and ageing potential. To express the terroir of Apalta is the mission of Casa Lapostolle, using very natural process with minimal intervention.

“It’s been great to have the opportunity to see the grapes of Carménère from La Isla block growing: seeing them each year showing more balance and depth in the wine is a gift from Nature”. – Jacques Begarie, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Lapostolle website.

VARIETALS
97% Carmenere, 3% Syrah

VINTAGE
2021

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2020

Lapostolle Grand Selection Carménère

Valle del Rapel is one of the few places where Carménère grows in ideal conditions. It is located in the central part of Chile and it exhibits a semi-arid Mediterranean climate with warm and dry days and pleasantly cool nights during the growing season, as a result of cold breezes coming from the Andes. Rapel has also a cool influence from the Pacificís Humboldt Current, which lowers temperatures in the coastal areas of the valley. This leads to warm days with ample sunlight and dry conditions, allowing a slow ripening period. Carménère is able to fully ripen but maintain all its fresh notes that are so unique to the variety.

Certified Carbon Neutral.

For more info, visit Lapostolle website.

VARIETALS
85% Carménère, 5% Syrah, 5% Grenache, 3% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2020

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2018

Lapostolle Le Petit Clos de Clos Apalta

In 2014, Clos Apalta gave birth to its second wine, Le Petit Clos de Clos Apalta, in order to offer a different interpretation of this unique terroir, using the same grapes, but in different proportion, and offering young vines a chance to prove their worth before thay can make it into the Grand Vin.

2018 vintage gave a generous production, healthy, of excellent flavor, with relatively moderate alcohol levels and more freshness.
It will be remembered as one of the greatest cold vintages of the 21st century in Chile.

“Le Petit Clos is a different interpretation of the Clos Apalta Terroir, using the mastery of blending that is the heart of the winemaking philosophy from the Domaines Bournet ”. – Jacques Begarie, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Clos Apalta website.

VARIETALS
53% Carmenère, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2018

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2020

Luma Chequén Gran Reserva Carménère

Luma offers handmade wines selected from the best lots of InVina’s extensive vineyards, fermented in small tanks, then aged in barrel for 12 months. Where power meets elegance.

This Gran Reserva Carménère is smooth and opulent, full of blueberry flavors over notes of dry leaf, chocolate and white pepper.

For more info, visit Invina website.

VARIETALS
100% Carménère

VINTAGE
2020

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2020

Mandan Gran Reserva Carménère

Founded in 1642, Mandan is the oldest wine estate in Chile and now listed by the government as one of the oldest historic buildings.
Mandan is the name originally meant for the first tribe of American Indians, migrated from Siberia to the Americas more than 20,000 years ago, where they formed a unique culture there.
Americans believe that the birds soaring in the sky have a sacred charm. In ancient sports or war, whoever wins will get a feather, which will be inserted into the hat as a prize and become a symbol of honor. The higher the number of feathers, the higher the bravery and the greater the prestige of war.
That’s why the winery is marked by feathers, which, at the same time, represent the enthusiastic and sunny winemaking spirit of the winery and the endless exploration and passion for high-quality wine.

For more info, visit Mandan website.

VARIETALS
100% Carménère

VINTAGE
2020

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2021

Mandan Reserva Carménère

Founded in 1642, Mandan is the oldest wine estate in Chile and now listed by the government as one of the oldest historic buildings.
Mandan is the name originally meant for the first tribe of American Indians, migrated from Siberia to the Americas more than 20,000 years ago, where they formed a unique culture there.
Americans believe that the birds soaring in the sky have a sacred charm. In ancient sports or war, whoever wins will get a feather, which will be inserted into the hat as a prize and become a symbol of honor. The higher the number of feathers, the higher the bravery and the greater the prestige of war.
That’s why the winery is marked by feathers, which, at the same time, represent the enthusiastic and sunny winemaking spirit of the winery and the endless exploration and passion for high-quality wine.

For more info, visit Mandan website.

VARIETALS
100% Carménère

VINTAGE
2021

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2016

Pater Familiae Filius Red Blend

The Spanish conquistador Francisco de Aguirre planted a vine in Chile in the 16th century. Further continuing the work of their ancestors, Ana Maria Etcheberri and Pedro Felix de Aguirre founded the Bodegas y Vinedos de Aguirre winery, which adheres to the winemaking traditions of the family.

The Pater Familiae line was created specifically for the anniversary of the death of the great winemaker Felix de Aguirre and represents the heart and soul of the family. This range of ultra premium wines gathers the best grapes from specially selected blocks owned by Cruz de Aguirre and also converges the fruit of the work of three generations of winemakers.

“FILIUS” represent the children, the descendants. This wine seeks to be a faithful representation of the experience of ancestors, passed down from generation to generation to create memorable wines. Pater Familiae Filius takes you back to tasting wine in its purest expression of legacy.

For more info, visit Pater Familiae website.

VARIETALS
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere and Syrah

VINTAGE
2016

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2015

Pater Familiae Heredium Red Blend

The Spanish conquistador Francisco de Aguirre planted a vine in Chile in the 16th century. Further continuing the work of their ancestors, Ana Maria Etcheberri and Pedro Felix de Aguirre founded the Bodegas y Vinedos de Aguirre winery, which adheres to the winemaking traditions of the family.

The Pater Familiae line was created specifically for the anniversary of the death of the great winemaker Felix de Aguirre and represents the heart and soul of the family. This range of ultra premium wines gathers the best grapes from specially selected blocks owned by Cruz de Aguirre and also converges the fruit of the work of three generations of winemakers.

“HEREDIUM” represent the heirs and the heritage. This wine seeks to be the testimony of the great viticultural French tradition, elegance and complexity. Pater Familiae Heredium takes you back to tasting wine in its purest expression of legacy.

For more info, visit Pater Familiae website.

VARIETALS
80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Carmenere

VINTAGE
2015

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2019

Root:1 Carménère Reserva

The warm days and cool nights of this estate vineyard in Colchagua Valley provide the long growing season for the Carmenere grape to reach its maximum potential, producing a wine that is deep, dark and pleasantly fragrant.

For more info, visit Root:1 website.

VARIETALS
85% Carménère, 15% Syrah

VINTAGE
2019

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