17 Chilean wines to excite the palate

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Chile is no longer a backwater nation churning out cheap, dull wines. As Peter Richards MW uncovers a new breed of adventurous winemakers who are blazing a brave, exciting - and refreshing - trail that will make the rest of the world take note. See Peter's pick of the best 17 wines from 10 new-wave winemakers...
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Louis-Antoine Luyt, Trequilemu Carignan Empedrado, Maule 2010

Louis-Antoine Luyt, Trequilemu Carignan Empedrado, Maule 2010
It’s natural, all right! Feral, floral, unashamedly wild and funky, this Carignan nonetheless has a juicy density to it that’s engaging and food-friendly. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price £15–£19 D Byrne, Les Caves de Pyrène, Slurp, Swig
Drink 2013
Alc 12.9%

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