Does Chile make decent Pinot?
22 Sep 2009 by Jancis Robinson
(Those of you who feel that, what with this and our recent tasting notes on German Pinot Noirs, we are concentrating too much on the red burgundy grape, cheer up. On Thursday I'll be publishing tasting notes on a complete vertical of 40 vintages of Ch Sociando-Mallet from the Haut-Médoc.) Somehow or other I managed to taste 40 Pinot Noirs at the recent Chilean tasting held in London, as shown in A typical generic tasting . Richard Heming also added a few. I have listed them in ascending order of price. As you can see, many of them come from Casablanca, the cool Pacific-influenced valley inland of Valparaiso,...

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