Chile answers back to red bordeaux


See also Chile’s revolutionary new reds and Chile’s fresh whites and a pink.

Chile’s traditional wine treasure is her Bordeaux-inspired reds, mainly made in a very special area on the outskirts of the capital in Maipo. I took this murky picture in the breakfast room of the NOI hotel in Chile where I was staying and tasting as an illustration of just how deeply embedded wine culture is in Chile's capital. In this collection of reviews of 32 wines in this category, including many of the country’s most famous, there are some fabulous bargains. There are also the ambitiously priced...