James Suckling awards high scores to Santa Rita’s Medalla Real range
02-06-17
“There’s never been a better time to buy Chilean wine”, James Suckling writes on his latest Chile article, recently published.

James Suckling awards high scores to Santa Rita’s Medalla Real range“Indeed, hundreds of outstand quality wines are entering the market”, he continues, commenting on the momentum the local industry, adding, “High quality wineries –both big and small- are focused on reflecting their terroirs and vineyards in their wines”.

The recognised wine critic awarded top scores to Santa Rita wines, especially to the Medalla Real range, with 93 points for the Carmenere 2014 and Syrah 2014, and 92 points for the Pinot Noir 2014, Chardonnay 2016 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2013.

In addition, Secret Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 also reached 93 points, highlighting the “layered and very pretty with very fine tannins and ripe strawberry and lightly toasted oak. Medium to full body. Pretty finish. Gorgeous. Drink now”. Other Secret Reseve wines obtained good scores as well, as the Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Red Blend 2015 and Sauvignon Blanc 2016 with 91 points each.

On the other hand, Bougainville 2013, made mainly from Petite Sirah, received 92 points, while Pehuén 2013, Santa Rita’s top carmenere, reached 91 points.

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James Suckling awards high scores to Santa Rita’s Medalla Real range
02-06-17
“There’s never been a better time to buy Chilean wine”, James Suckling writes on his latest Chile article, recently published.

James Suckling awards high scores to Santa Rita’s Medalla Real range“Indeed, hundreds of outstand quality wines are entering the market”, he continues, commenting on the momentum the local industry, adding, “High quality wineries –both big and small- are focused on reflecting their terroirs and vineyards in their wines”.

The recognised wine critic awarded top scores to Santa Rita wines, especially to the Medalla Real range, with 93 points for the Carmenere 2014 and Syrah 2014, and 92 points for the Pinot Noir 2014, Chardonnay 2016 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2013.

In addition, Secret Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 also reached 93 points, highlighting the “layered and very pretty with very fine tannins and ripe strawberry and lightly toasted oak. Medium to full body. Pretty finish. Gorgeous. Drink now”. Other Secret Reseve wines obtained good scores as well, as the Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Red Blend 2015 and Sauvignon Blanc 2016 with 91 points each.

On the other hand, Bougainville 2013, made mainly from Petite Sirah, received 92 points, while Pehuén 2013, Santa Rita’s top carmenere, reached 91 points.