Juan Pelizzatti walked the province of Mendoza in search of suitable land to cultivate, and found 360 acres of in Lujan de Cuyo. A few old Malbec vines were still alive so he sustained these a... Read More
The Chakana Estate Selection Red Blend complements the silky tannins of Malbec with Cabernet's elegance and Syrah's finesse. It has been matured in french oak barrels for 10 months, to add int... Read More
"This large winery in Mendoza, Argentina makes numerous wines under the Maipe, Chakana and Cueva de las Manos labels. Almost all of them represent good values. The 2013 Maipe Cabernet Sauvigno... Read More
This purple-colored Bonarda offers a fruity, Beaujolais-like nose featuring plums and mulberries. A smooth, complex wine with intense, savory fruit flavors, great length and elegance.
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Maipe is produced in a state-of-the-art winery, Chakana winery, founded by Juan Pelizzatti in 2002. Juan did not know it at the time but the company was founded on the same day the Chakana was... Read More
Cabernet Sauvignon was introduced to Argentina more recently by immigrants but in Argentina it has its individual ripe expression. Chakana has more plantings of Cabernet than any other black g... Read More