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Red Varieties of Chile

Barbera

Description: Light-bodied wine with a bit of tannin, acidity and best consumed while young. With enticing aromas of plum, cherry and vanilla.

Food Pairing: Chicken, vegetables and salads, meaty-tomato based sauces.

 

Cabernet Merlot Blend

Region: Aconcagua & Central Valley

Description: With the soft-textured, fruity characteristics of a Merlot and the well-rounded, rich berry fruits and spice of the Cabernet Sauvignon, this blend brings out the best qualities in both varieties.

Food Pairing: Fish, red meats and cheeses.

Hectares in Chile: 40,728 Cabernet Sauvignon and 10,041 Merlot

 

Cabernet Franc

Description: A French varietal used primarily to lend acidity and finesse to fine Bordeaux-style blends.

Food Pairing: Chicken, Asian styled noodles, lightly spiced curries and turkey.

Hectares in Chile: 1,226

 

Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Aconcagua & Central Valley.

Description: Grows in all but the coldest of Chilean climates, where the warm, dry climate allows it to ripen thoroughly and develop rich red fruit, berry, black currant and fig aromas and flavours.

Food Pairing: Red meats, pasta, strong-flavoured cheeses and dark chocolates.

Hectares in Chile: 40,728

 

Carignan

Region: Central Valley.

Description: Mainly used for blending with varieties such Syrah and Merlot, it is known for its high tannins, deep purple colouring and high alcohol content.

Food Pairing: Sausages, poultry, grilled greens, meats and salads.

 

Carmenere

Region: Coquimbo, Aconcagua and Central Valley.

Description: Rich in berry fruits and spice, with a smooth, well-rounded tannins, making this a very pleasing and easy to drink wine.

Food Pairing: Red meats or corn-based dishes.

Hectares in Chile: 8,827

 

Malbec

Region: Central Valley.

Description: Flavours that are plum-like, spicy and earthy. Commonly used for blending to bring deep colour, tannins and flavour.

Food Pairing: Roast beef, steak, tomato sauces, stews, sausages and lamb.

 

Merlot

Region: Coquimbo, Aconcagua and Central Valley

Description: This soft-textured, fruity red is easy to drink and food friendly.

Food Pairing: Fish, mushrooms, eggplant and baked brie with berries.

Hectares in Chile: 10,041

 

Pinot Noir

Region: Aconcagua and Southern Regions.

Description: A seductive light to medium bodied wine with strong aromas of black cherry, raspberries and currant.

Food Pairing: Roast beef, grilled salmon, and tuna with rosemary.

Hectares in Chile: 2,884

 

Petit Sirah

Description: A dark, inky coloured wine that is relatively acidic. Typically more fuller in the mouth while offering flavours of plums and blueberries.

Food Pairing: Red meats, blue and goat cheeses and chicken.

 

Sangiovese

Description: With signature aromas of black cherries, berries and plums, this wine is medium to full-bodied with a pleasant bitter-tinged finish.

Food Pairing: Pasta Bolognese, spicy sausages, olives and smoked ham.

 

Syrah

Region: Coquimbo, Aconcagua and Central Valley

Description: Richly pigmented red grape yields inky purplish-red wines that vary greatly in style, depending on where it is grown. In warmer climates, the wines are often big, lusty and juicy. In cooler climates, they turn sublimely spicy and complex.

Food Pairing: Grilled meats and vegetables, fajitas, lamb and barbequed pork.

Hectares in Chile: 6,027

 

Zinfandel

Description: A thin-skinned grape that grows in large tight bunches yielding a robust red wine with flavours of red berry fruits such as raspberry.

Food Pairing: Sausages, turkey, tuna, spaghetti and aged cheeses.

White Varieties of Chile

Chardonnay

Region: Aconcagua, Central Valley & Southern Regions.

Description: Smooth and well-rounded with moderate acidity and reminiscent of tropical fruits by nature. For additional complexity, this variety takes kindly to a bit of oak aging and even barrel fermenting.

Food Pairing: Full bodied fish and white meats.

Hectares in Chile: 13, 082

 

Gewurztraminer

Region: Central Valley.

Description: A vibrant, crisp wine with mouth-watering acidity, as well as strong aromas of flowers, nutmeg and cloves.

Food Pairing: Various spicy dishes, fish, poultry and Asian inspired dishes.

Hectares in Chile: 287

 

Moscatel Alejandria

Region: Southern Regions.

Description: A wine to be characterized as sweet with an earthy taste and not particularly aromatic. Often blended to create a strong wine that varies in colour from deep golds to crisp pale yellows.

Hectares in Chile: 6,035

 

Riesling

Region: Southern Regions.

Description: Produces a full bodied, fresh and fruity wine with more alcohol than its European forebears.

Food Pairing: Various spicy cuisines.

Hectares in Chile: 333

 

Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Coquimbo, Central Valley & Southern Regions.

Description: A wine to be sipped nicely chilled, this highly aromatic wine consists of citrus fruits with a refreshing green-grassy aroma.

Food Pairing: Shrimp, white fish, salads and blue cheeses.

Hectares in Chile: 12, 159

 

Semillon

Description: A thin-skinned grape with rich, voluptuous, waxy texture with low acidity and often blended with Sauvignon Blanc.

Food Pairing: Fish, chicken, turkey and pasta with cheese or cream sauces.

 

Torontel

Region: Central Valley.

Description: Golden yellow in colour, with aromas of citrus, grapefruit, juicy pear and soft scents of ripe apricot.

Food Pairing: Dark meats and aged strong flavoured cheeses.

 

Viognier

Description: Rich and aromatic with pronounced notes of apricot and peach and floral notes of orange blossom and honey. Having a unique property that makes it useful in setting colour when fermented in conjunction with its sister grape Syrah, an age-old technique now used in some Chilean wineries.

Food Pairing: Lobster, smoked fish, chicken, duck and pork.

Hectares in Chile: 685


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