Wine Spectator 90 points - A mouthwatering style, with fresh, vibrant flavors of lime, grass and mineral that lengthen midpalate, leading to a finish of cream and spice. An engaging style, very refreshing and fruity, offering hints of richness. Drink now through 2015.—K.M. (Dec 4 2013)
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This wine is made of grapes stemming from Viña San Pedro’s best vineyards in the San Antonio Valley, in the sub-region called Leyda, next to the seaside town of Santo Domingo. The vineyards are planted only 4km away from the ocean, which allows its grapes to ripen slowly, giving birth to an intense and minerally wine, with very elegant citric notes. The vines are trellised to a vertical shoot position and drip irrigated.
Founded in year 1865, Vina San Pedro is nowadays one of the largest and oldest exporters of Chilean wine and one of the most important wineries in the country.
San Pedro’s main vineyard, wine cellar and hundred-year-old underground cava cellar are located in Molina, in Curico Valley, 200 Km. south of Santiago. There, San Pedro has one of the largest stretches of vineyards in Latin America, with 1,200 hectares.
Parallelly, San Pedro has over 1,500 planted hectares in Central Valley and in the other main vine-growing valleys in Chile, such as Elqui, Casablanca, San Antonio-Leyda, Maipo, Cachapoal, Maule and Bio-Bio, always in the quest for new and better origins for its wines.
Vina San Pedro is part of the so-called VSPT Wine Group winemaking group, the third largest vitivinicultural group in Chile and the second largest exporter of Chilean wine.
Its portfolio includes the brands Cabo de Hornos, Kankana del Elqui, Tierras Moradas, 1865 Single Vineyard, 1865 Lmited Edition, Castillo de Molina, 35 South and GatoNegro, which enjoy vibrant success in the most competitive markets.