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The Elqui Valley (Elqui Valley) is located 500 kilometers north of Santiago in Chile, It forms together with the two areas Choapa and Limarí the region Coquimbo. The extremely rain-poor climate is characterized by icy cold nights and hot, sunny days, which is an artificial one irrigation of nutrient-rich, heavy, water-storing soils. The area is the main production area for grapes for the production of Chilean brandy Pisco grown here on some 6,000 hectares. At least once more so much for the production of table grapes, The vines are grown at up to 2,000 meters above sea level. Only on about 450 hectares are the red wines Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Carmenère and Syrah, as well as the white wine varieties Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc grown. Well-known wineries are Cavas del Valle and Falernia. It is worth noting that many UFOs are sighted here (which is also attributed to the enjoyment of the Pisco).

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