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Curicó

The Curicó Valle de Curico Valley is located in Valle Central in Chile about 220 kilometers south of the capital Santiago. It is divided into the two subareas Teno and Lontué. It is temperate, Mediterranean climate with hot summer days and cool-wet nights and by the influence of the Pacific anticyclone area rainy winters ago. The vineyards cover 19,000 hectares of vineyards on mineral-rich and water-permeable soil with sand and boulders at higher altitudes. You will be fed by many of the rivers Teno and Lontué irrigation canals provided.

It will be the white wine varieties Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, as well as the red wines Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, The origin of viticulture goes back to the winemaker family Correa Albano, who introduced here in 1851 French grape varieties. The Spanish oenologist Miguel Torres Carbó (1909-1991), who owned the winery in 1979, made a major contribution to the upswing Miguel Torres founded and was the first to introduce stainless steel tanks and oak barrels in Chile. He also founded the traditional annual vintage festival "Vendimia". Other famous producers are Canepa, Córpora, Montes. San Pedro and Valdivieso,

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