Tag Archives: Chile

In 1994, one of the wine world’s more fascinating discoveries (I know we should get out more) took place: a huge amount of what was thought to be Merlot planted in Chile was in fact Carmenère.  That’s another grape variety, not … Continue reading

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The shock from tasting 66 Chilean Syrahs this week was that nearly the most expensive (£36.99) was unremarkable and one of the cheapest (£9.99) was the best.  I’m used to the price-quality split in wine sometimes being a yawning chasm, much to the confusion … Continue reading

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