Fermentation took place in open top fermenters Barrel aging for 18 months.
Based in Lontue, the company has a wealth of vineyards and the quality of the terroir is shown by the single vineyard wines. The whole range encapsulates everything that Chile excels at: rich, vivacious flavours and smooth, silky textures – and the wines deserve the multitude of gongs they have picked up in recent years.
Valdivieso’s history goes back to 1879, when Don Alberto Valdivieso founded Champagne Valdivieso S.A., the first sparkling wine house in South America. In the early 1980’s they began to make still wines and, ever since, Valdivieso has obtained terrific results and has become the most awarded Chilean winery in the history of the Challenge International du Vin in Bordeaux.
Well-travelled Kiwi winemaker, Brett Jackson, has settled in Chile and much of Valdivieso’s success in recent years can be attributed to his talent. Based in Lontue, they have a wealth of vineyards and the terroir is expressed through the single-vineyard wines. The range encapsulates everything that Chile is about: rich, vibrant flavours and smooth, glossy textures.