The New Pinot Noirs of Chile: An Update

Jacques Lardière

Chile is one of the most promising New World producers of Pinot Noir. Today producers are experimenting with growing Pinot Noir under a variety of growing conditions, from Limarí in the north to Bío Bío in the south and including the cool coastal areas of Casablanca, San Antonio and Leyda, in addition to the Maule Valley. In this update to our Report #21 The Chilean Wine Revolution, we tasted over 20 new releases of both small and large producers from all over the country. Our findings and tasting notes and ratings are given below.

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