Patricio Tapia's top 'extreme' wines from Chile and Argentina

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Electric and refreshing flavours are cropping up in unlikely pockets of Chile and Argentina, at altitude and near the sea. Patricio Tapia picks his top choices...
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De Martino, Alto Los Toros Syrah, Elqui Valley, Chile 2010

De Martino, Alto Los Toros Syrah, Elqui Valley, Chile 2010
17.5/20pts (91/100pts)
At 2,000m, the sunlight is intense and you may feel that sunny side in this red, filled with black fruit flavours and dense, monumental structure.
Price: £20–£25 Berry Bros & Rudd, Les Caves de Pyrène, Oddbins, Virgin Wines
Drink 2013–2018
Alc 14%

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