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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2012

Chile's New Players

Syrah and Pinot Noir take the lead with cool-climate versions
Nathan Wesley
Issue: March 31, 2012

Only a few short years ago, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenère dominated the leader board in Chile's wine industry, but how times have changed. After a recent series of difficult vintages, these traditional varietals are a step off their best performances, leaving the door open for emerging wines to grab the spotlight. Wine Spectator's Nathan Wesley reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 2012.

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