Carmenère and Cabernet Franc are two challenging grapes to grow, says chief wine maker Rodrigo Romero at Viña Maquis. “You have to pay very close attention both in the vineyard and in the cellar.” When the result is good, the wines are stunning.
This is exactly what happens at Viña Maquis. Here the conditions seem to be perfect for these two tricky grapes. Viña Maquis is situated in Colchagua, a high quality wine region around 200 kilometres south of Santiago de Chile.
Read more – and watch a video interview – with the chief winemaker in Britt’s article on BKWine Magazine, originally published on Forbes: The greatness of carmenere in Chile at Vina Maquis | Britt on Forbes.
Chile (with e.g. Viña Maquis) and Argentina are two very exciting wine countries that you can explore and discover on the wine tour to Chile-Argentina with BKWine.