2017 First Edition Syrah, Valle Secreto, Cachapoal, Chile
Valle Secreto is a project of two families who carried out a dream of making wine with incomparable characteristics at an extraordinary place with great climate and kindness of nature.
The company is located in Alto Cachapoal,122 km South of Santiago. The company focuses on quality in all areas from the vineyards, to the winery through to the wine and it’s presentation.
Valle Secreto is an innovative project in the industry, with the purpose of delivering to the final consumer a unique and different product, in which distinguishing and typical characteristics of the valley where Valle Secreto cultivates and produces are revived
The goal is to obtain great quality wines, being able to complement wine cultivation and tourism, unifying it all at the areas of the Valley, mixing modern facilities with tradition.
Caramel and candy, with very attractive notes of cream and blackberry ice cream. Very tasty palate, pleasant with oak and a long lasting finish.
2018 Kuda Pinot Noir, Kalfu, Leyda Valley, Chile
The Kalfu ranges are named after sea creatures that are depicted on the labels: Kuda is a seahorse, a delicate and unique creature.
Deep violet red with ruby rim, aromas of black cherry, vanilla and spice from barrel
2020 Carmenere Reserva Privada, Aetos, Colchagua Valley, Chile
The Carmenere from Aetos' excellent Reserva Privada range is wonderfully soft and spicy. There is a good intensity of damson fruit here, but it is the spicy notes of vanilla and touch of smoky tobacco that really make this wine stand out. The complexity of flavour is usually the reserve of wines twice the price.
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva Privada, Aetos, Maipo Valley, Chile
The Cabernet Sauvignon from Aetos' excellent Reserva Privada range is a wonderfully intense red. The vivid dark fruit and wild herbs on the nose really entice you in, and these continue through on the palate. It's full bodied, but retains a freshness, and the result is a beautifully balanced and very versatile red.
2017 Sumpai Syrah, Kalfu, Leyda Valley, Chile
A deep violet red, medium volume in the mouth with crisp acidity and great freshness. The round, firm tannins underpin a gentle, elegant background of French oak in which spices intermingle with herbs.
Sumpai are mythological Mapuche beings, half human and half fish, that resemble mermaids and mermen. According to the legends, their mission is to care for rivers, lakes and oceans. Sumpai is Kalfu's single vineyard range.
2019 Pinot Noir, Santa Macarena, San Antonio, Chile
Between the mountains and the sea, Espinos y Cardos looks to craft subtle, pure expressions of classic international varieties from their two ranges.
Focused on vineyards in Casablanca and Curico, Los Espinos combines cutting edge winemaking with regional typicity to provide a range that is at the beating heart of the country. Santa Macarena is a testament to the individuality and intrigue that so many Chilean wine drinkers are yet to discover. Amazing fruit, grown in the Leyda region 5km from the ocean, so close you can smell it, crafted into a unique expression of the enigmatic Pinot Noir that clearly demonstrates the real quality that lives in this land.
A single vineyard Pinot Noir from one of the most coastal vineyards in Chile in San Antonioi just 5 km from the ocean, within a small vineyard region 55 miles west of central Santiago and just south of Casablanca Valley. Morning mists and spring frosts, often associated with the Napa Valley and Bordeaux are brought from the west coast by the Humboldt current.