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Morandé wins a 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards Platinum Medal

New arrivals to our portfolio, Morandé bring with them a stunning award for one of the more experimental offerings from their Adventure range. The Morandé Adventure Creole 2015 was awarded ‘Best Value Chilean Red Single Varietal’ at the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards.

The Creole 2015, which is a blend of 85% Cinsault and 15% País, from old, dry farmed vineyards in the Itata Valley. It is the perfect example of Morandé’s pioneering spirit, using alternative varieties sourced from old vineyards in up and coming regions and made using innovative techniques. The grapes are fermented in a concrete egg using carbonic maceration, before being pressed and then completing fermentation in the same egg and old French oak barrels.

The resulting wine is light, sappy and refreshing whilst at the same time being concentrated and intense. Earthy and spicy notes add complexity to the bright fruit. A great example of the exciting developments in the Chilean wine scene today. With only 2,000 bottles produced, you will have to move fast to pick up this modern Chilean classic.