Maule - slow recuperation
24 Oct 2011 by Guest contributor
Derek Mossman Knapp of The Garage Wine Co in Chile was the winner of the 2010 Geoffrey Roberts Award . He told us he wanted to spend his £3,000/$4,500  travel grant researching the best of the old vines in Chile's long-overlooked Maule region (particularly hard hit by the 2010 earthquake) and in particular trying to recuperate old Carignan and encouraging its growers to re-evaluate it and their own potentially important place in the Chilean wine scene. His first wine, Garage Old Vine Dry Farmed Carignan 2010 Maule, is reviewed in Americans abroad . The following is his report.  Thank you to those who had confidence in...

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