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After an extensive ‘blind’ tasting of Chilean wines last year, The Drink Business picked out 10 brilliant reds based on the country’s emblematic grape: Carmenère and 10 reds based on the country’s most planted grape: Cabernet Sauvignon.
The wines featured in these selections were taken from 28 leading producers in Chile. Wines of Chile asked them to submit no more than two wines for sampling by db. The wineries put forward commercially available samples that they were most proud of, representing new and exciting bottles, along with the latest vintages of established labels. All the samples were assessed ‘blind’ in August 2022, with the full results of the tasting featuring in the September edition of the drinks business.
La Piu Belle 2020, a Blend of 68% Carmenére, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Cabernet Franc got the highest score of all the Carmenerés in Chile with 97 points: