Tag Archives: Apaltagua

Viña Ventisquero: Wines from Chile’s New Wine Frontiers

Viña Ventisquero is one of Chile’s top wineries leading the search for new terroirs in the Atacama Desert and elsewhere. We recently sat down with Felipe Toso, Ventisquero’s lead winemaker, to taste several new releases at Washington DC’s Rural Society … Continue reading

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Chilean Carménère: Selections from Apaltagua, Calcu, and Maquis

It was only 20 years ago that Carménère was “discovered” by the French ampelographer Jean Michel Boursiquot. Today, Carménère is one of Chile’s signature varieties with 8827 hectares of vines. It produces both single varietal and red blends of distinction. … Continue reading

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Viña Apaltagua: New Releases from Chile

Viña Apaltagua consistently delivers value for money, especially at the under $15 range. As readers of our last review of the Grial Carmenère know, it also makes wines of world class quality.  We review some of Apaltagua’s new releases below. … Continue reading

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