May, 2017

Don Melchor: Best Cabernet Sauvignon of the 2014 vintage

With 94 points, the 2014 Don Melchor was distinguished as the vintage’s Best Cabernet Sauvignon in the most recent report on Chile in Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate.

The 2014 Don Melchor received an outstanding 94 points and was singled out as the best Cabernet Sauvignon of the 2014 vintage in The Wine Advocate’s latest report on Chile, published on the website of the renowned wine critic Robert Parker.

The report by Luis Gutiérrez, who is responsible for tasting Chilean wines for Robert Parker, praised the 2014 Don Melchor for combining “combining power with elegance” and for its “rened tannins and superb balance.” He also had the opportunity to taste some old vintages of Don Melchor during his visit to Chile this year and commented “I was especially impressed by the 1988, at close to 30 years of age, which is almost unheard of in South America.”

With 28 vintages in the market, Don Melchor, the rst icon wine in the Chilean industry, has established the Puente Alto terroir as one of the best on the planet for the production of Cabernet Sauvignon and has conrmed the wine by winemaker Enrique Tirado as one of the best representatives of Cabernet Sauvignon in Chile, and indeed, the world.