Concha y Toro

Want 08/02/2016


Concha y Toro leads the latest report on Chile in Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate


With 23 wines ranked 90 or more points in the latest report on Chile published on US wine critic Robert Parker’s web site, The Wine Advocate, Concha y Toro continues to be a benchmark in the Chilean wine industry.

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Among the highlights were the 94 points earned by winemaker Enrique Tirado’s 2011 Don Melchor, making it the top-scoring Cabernet Sauvignon from the Alto Maipo Valley on an extensive list of wines tasted.

The 2013 vintage of Carmín de Peumo, made by the winemaker Ignacio Recabarren, earned 95 points and stood out as the best Carmenere of Chile and one of the top 10 in the report. The 2012 vintage earned an outstanding 93 points. These accolades are added to Carmín de Peumo’s long list of historic achievements in The Wine Advocate, including earning the highest score for any Chilean wine three times.

During the year of its debut, the two new Sauvignon Blancs in the ultra premium Gravas line—2014 Gravas Blancas and 2014 Gravas Blancas Fumé—stood our as the best white wines from the Bío-Bío Valley.

Another new wine by Ignacio Recabarren, the 2014 Terrunyo Merlot Lote Nº1, earned 91+ points, earning its position as Chile’s best Merlot.

Luis Gutiérrez, who is responsible for tasting Chilean wines for The Wine Advocate, wrote the report entitled “Chile: Think Outside the Box” based on tastings of more than 700 Chilean wines. His findings once again provide a complete and influential overview of the national wine industry.