Anakena

In the Rapel Valley, at the foothills of the Andes Mountains, school friends Felipe Ibáñez and Jorge Gutiérrez founded Viña Anakena. Their project was to be exceptional and nothing should be left to chance. Convinced that to achieve distinction they must offer the highest quality, they scoured the celebrated wine-producing regions of the world, soaking up the culture and the most up-to-date winery techniques, and found out what was expected of the wines from this remote but well-endowed land. Thus in 1999 the first vineyards were planted in Alto Cachapoal; today Viña Anakena has 155 planted hectares in the Cachapoal Valley, 128 planted hectares in Leyda —San Antonio Valley—, 70 planted hectares in Cerro Ninquén —Colchagua Valley—, and 60 hectares in Las Cabras, Rapel Valley. Anakena wines are exported to more than 40 countries around the world and are constantly praised by the most demanding experts.

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Viognier

    This special and exciting variety has taken California by storm and young plantings already demonstrate that this out...

  • Carmenère

    History of the grape: Carmenère was once widely planted in Bordeaux’s Medoc for its deep color and unique gaminess. I...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Anakena Sauvignon Blanc San Antonio Valley Chile 2014

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    Binny's 5/2016. July 4th weekend. This started out on the wrong foot, bitter grapefruit. However, it turned into a wonderful refresher on day two and three. Why, don't know. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Anakena Pinot Noir 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by doublefantasy


  • Anakena White Blend Rapel Valley Ona Viognier Riesling Chardonnay 2005

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    No written review

    Wine review by smuratore


  • Recent research shows that a glass of red wine a day is like twenty minutes of ... and simple. 83pts 2013 Anakena Cabernet Sauvignon Central Valley Chile 13% $8Imported by: Evaton Inc Stamford CTSmells a touch green on the nose with notes of raw wood, green herbs, mint and some grassy base notes along with hints of sour strawberry and bitter c... Read More

    From the article Drink Value Cabernet Before It's Too Late


  • Anakena Ona Pinot Noir 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by tpcello7


  • Anakena Pinot Noir Ona 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by davepl


  • Anakena Chardonnay 2013

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    Slight off flavor-- Simple, tart, lemon- Not a good value. Lacks richness of the Concha Y Toro, del diablo Chards. Chilean-- My rating 84 Read More

    Wine review by Zuiko


  • Anakena Sauvignon Blanc San Antonio Valley Single Vineyard 2008

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    $7.99 from Total Wine. Chile. Cheryl thought not so hot. OK by RT. Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • Anakena Cabernet Sauvignon Rapel Valley 2010

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    It's crap. Thin, no nose, little varietal character. The last third of my bottle went down the drain. I will never buy any wine from this winery again. There is too much good wine to waste your time and money on this wine. Read More

    Wine review by pikeman


  • Anakena Chardonnay Rapel Valley 2010

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    Bought this wine when I was visiting in Florida. Totally forgot about it until now.A light straw color, aroma of tropical fruits with orange and melon more dominate. On the palate the fruits came out but were muted. Because of the color, I was looking for oak but it wasn't there. Enough acid makes this a nice food wine but can do well on its own... Read More

    Wine review by zinfandel1


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