Chile has a long viticultural history for aNew World wine region dating to the 16th century when the Spanish conquistadors brought vines with them as they colonized the region. In the early 1980s, a renaissance began with the introduction of stainless steel fermentation tanks and the use of oak barrels for aging. Wine exports grew very quickly as quality wine production increased.Chile is now the fifth largest exporter of wines in the world, and the ninth largest producer. The most common grapes are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
`Cauquenina` Clos des Fous
Cinsault `Old Roots` Outer Limits Montes
Pais "Vinista" Itata Valley Pedro Parra
Chardonnay `Locura 1` Alto Clos des Fous
Pinot Noir Las Brisas Vina Leyda
Cinsault Imaginador Itata Valley Pedro Parra
Cinsault Pais Pencopolitano Itata Valley Pedro Parra
Apellinao Pais Terroir Sonoro
Carignan Grenache Mourvedre `Wild Slopes` Outer Limits Montes
Chardonnay Lot5 Vina Leyda
Pinot Noir Zapallar Outer Limits Montes
Syrah Zapallar Outer Limits Montes
De Martino Viejas Tinajas Cinsault
De Martino Viejas Tinajas Muscat
Syrah Pequeñas Producciones Casas del Bosque
De Martino Alto de Piedras Carmenere