Despite his French heritage, Patrick Valette considers himself a Chilean. When you look at his winemaking résumé over the years, you can understand why. Valette, 50, helped fashion some superb Cabernet Sauvignons for the (sadly) short-lived Valette Fontaine winery. When that ended, he moved on to help oversee the winemaking at Viña Quebrada de Macul, while consulting for Viña Santa Rita and others.
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