Colchagua Valley

Colchagua (Spanish: Provincia de Colchagua) is one of three provinces of the central Chilean region of O'Higgins (VI). Its capital is San Fernando. It is bordered on the north by Cachapoal Province, on the east by the Argentine Republic, on the south by Curicó Province, and on the west by Cardenal Caro Province.
Posts about Colchagua Valley
  • Oops It’s Carmenere

    … Chile, eventhough it has been making wine since the 1500’s, still holds surprises. One more recent surprise was that some of the Merlot grapes that they thought they were growing was actually the Bordeaux variety, Carmenere; a grape that was long forgotten in Bordeaux as it was too difficult to ripen. Carmenere and Merlot look very similar…

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePalin Merlot- 1 readers -
  • Bris Andes, Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 $10

    … Colchagua Valley, Chille First of all, if you find a Cab this good for $10, I want to know about it! From the makers of some very high-end wines, Barons De Rothschild (Lafite), this is an incredible value with a high-end taste. The aromas marry a balance of dark cherries, blackberries and a hint of fresh cracked pepper. From the first sip…

    Simple Wine Talkin Cabernet Sauvignon- 3 readers -
  • 2008 Santa Rita Carmenere

    … This Carménère represents the Colchagua Valley well, offering up an accurate sense of place with a wonderful expression of the varietal. Carménère to me has an exceptional depth and complexity that seems to go beyond that of Merlot to which it is continuously, but unfairly compared to. The oozy, fruity oaky goodness represents a different…

    Marc Hinton/ Enobytesin Merlot- 4 readers -
  • Pinot Noir from Chile, Burgundy and California

    … Louis Jadot Côte de Beaune Villages 2011, Burgundy, France (£16.75 Majestic, NISA, Constantine Stores, Bacchus Wine, Noble Green Wines, Village Wines, Cotswold Vintners, Eagle Wines, Partridges of Sloane Street, winedirect.co.uk) Typical young Jadot style, with great depth of plummy red berry fruit and an earthy undercurrent in a firm, tannic…

    Drinking Outside The Boxin Pinot Noir- 7 readers -
  • Montes Malbec 2012

    A rustic, velvety Malbec at a fantastic price that can hold its own with bold flavours. Estate: Montes was founded in the late 1980’s by four wine professionals with the goal of crafting “Chilean wines a quantum-leap higher in quality than the standards” that were currently in practice. Founder and winemaker Aurelio Montes professes “80% of good wine comes from the vineyard ...

    the buddha in your glass- 5 readers -