Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: April 30, 2002

True Colors

In Chile and Argentina, distinctive character is beginning
James Molesworth
Issue: April 30, 2002

Malbec and Carmenère. Apalta and Luján de Cuyo. Not exactly familiar names to most wine consumers. But South America—Chile and Argentina in particular—is looking to change that. After establishing reputations as producers of "fighting varietals" that mostly offered acceptable, if unexciting wines at reasonable prices, Chile and Argentina are beginning to realize more ambitious goals.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 2002.

Members-Only Content


Created with Sketch.

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 345,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.


Already a member?     Sign In

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.