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...
Chilean wines, De Martino Legado Carmenere.
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De Martino, Reserva Legado Carmenere, Maipo 2011

De Martino, Reserva Legado Carmenere, Maipo 2011
Encapsulating De Martino’s new direction, this Carmenere is vibrant and well judged. It’s characterful, typical, but not overwhelming. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price £8–£11.49 Harvey Nichols, L’Art du Vin, Les Caves de Pyrène, Oddbins, Park Vintners, Slurp, The Wine Society
Drink 2013
Alc 13.5%