Santa Rita

800 36 74 82 Apoquindo 3669 Piso 6
Las Condes,
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Viña Santa Rita fue fundada en 1880 por don Domingo Fernández Concha, destacado empresario y hombre público de la época, en las mismas tierras de Alto Jahuel donde hoy se ubican las principales instalaciones de la empresa. Su fundador introdujo finas cepas francesas en los privilegiados suelos del valle del Río Maipo, lo que sumado a la contratación de enólogos de esa misma nacionalidad, le permitió producir vinos con técnicas y resultados muy superiores a los obtenidos tradicionalmente en Chile. Desde fines del siglo pasado y hasta mediados de la década de 1970, la viña se desarrolló bajo la propiedad de la familia García Huidobro, encabezada por don Vicente García Huidobro, yerno de don Domingo Fernández Concha, quién continuó con el legado e ideales de su fundador. En 1980, el grupo Claro y la empresa Owens Illinois, principal productora de envases de vidrio del mundo, adquirieron la propiedad de Viña Santa Rita, consistente en sus marcas, la planta de Alto Jahuel y 50 hectáreas de Read more »

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  • 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...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • 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...

  • Merlot

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

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  • Santa Rita Cabernet Sauvignon 120 2015


    Binny's 5/2016. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • Last night we drank a Lafond Syrah SRH from (duh!) the Santa Rita HIlls.  A colleague brought it  back from Santa Barbara, where the winery has a tasting room; she does that for me whenever she's down there because she's a great colleague and knows I like the wine.  She also got two bottles of Oregon PN in appreciation. This is a seriously good ... Read More

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  • OT - yeah but not always.Basic Barberesco has to get 26 months total age before ... age. And if you make it in Santa Rita or Mexico, it's whatever you want.Was down in Mexico a couple weeks ago and had some Nebbiolo. Also had some from Temecula. Neither were inspiring. But I did pay $60 for a Mexican Syrah!EMark - I'm 100% with you about tastin... Read More

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  • Ampelos Pinot Noir Lambda United States California Santa Barbara Sta. Rita Hills 2006


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    Wine review by MSEBAE

  • Had a great first full day here in south central California. Started off with a ... from different vineyards in Santa Rita Hills) were noticeably better with deeper flavors, more layers and longer finishes.  The highlight of this visit were the two syrahs. The first syrah was a 2012 made from grapes from the Zotovich Vineyard. This was a big, b... Read More

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  • Everyone wants a good deal. It doesn’t matter what you’re buying, ... money saving) pleasure. Santa Rita 120 Pinot Noir ($10)The fruit for this wine comes from Chile’s Central valley. Black cherry aromas dominate the nose. Layered black and red fruits fill the palate along with bits of savory herb. Continued red fruits and a touch of earth are... Read More

    From the article The World's Most Undervalued Wines: Chilean Pinot Noir

  • Santa Rita Organic Reserva Carmenere 2010


    a very smooth and pleasant organic. I will look for another bottle. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor

  • If able to go higher in budget, Zuf's recommendation of some good Burgundy ... a couple of points for the Santa Rita Hills Arcadian.I'm guessing she wants to try a little more to find a true replacement. But before too long fall-back replacements may need to be considered, as we all seem to agree. It's the effort, after all, that is likely to ... Read More

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  • I found your site when I was searching for information on the Arcadian Winery of the Finger Lakes. The reason, you ask?  I opened a bottle of pinot noir from this very estate for guests at a dinner party at our home, not realizing it was the only such bottle that my boyfriend owned, and that the winery no longer existed.  The wine was enjoyed by... Read More

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  • Santa Rita Merlot 120 2013


    Hints of horse manure, cow pie and dung beetle. Horrible, awful!! How did this pass through the FDA? Read More

    Wine review by TonyBaDaBing

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