100 Chileans of note
I am struck, tasting some of the more striking current offerings from Chile, by how very fluid the wine landscape there is. I found myself discovering whole new wine regions - not just well-recognised regions that are now being definitively conquered by the vine such as Bío Bío, and such not-so-new regions as Limarí, Elqui and Leyda/San Antonio, but Paredones in coastal Colchagua (granite and red clay and cooler than Leyda, apparently) and also new plantings in coastal Rapel, also on granite and so new that it does not yet have a name. The picture used as the logo for this article on the home page was taken at the new vineyards...
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