Chile's Next Challenge

Cabernet Sauvignon dominates top reds, but quality seeks a new plateau
James Molesworth
Issue: May 15, 2007

Top Chilean vintners are still producing outstanding Cabernet Sauvignons and Carmenères, and now they have added quality Syrahs and even Pinot Noirs to their rosters. With mostly warm, dry weather during the growing season and myriad hillside sites that provide diverse terroirs , red wine grapes excel in Chile.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 12, 2007.

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