This wine hails from a unique region of the Colchagua Valley, where cool coastal breezes regulate the warm daytime temperatures and aid in a controlled ripening season. These optimal growing conditions result in grapes with fully developed and concentrated flavors. On the palate, ripe plum, cherry and currant are exquisitely interwoven with savory notes of dried herbs and tobacco. Red meats will pair best, but earthy vegetable dishes would also make a delightful partner.
Recipe PairingsLamb Ragout with Spring Vegetables
Colchagua Valley, Central Valley, Chile
Grilled Red Meats
Marinated Red Meats
Leg Of Lamb
Chateau Petrus, the most expensive Bordeaux wine (often as much as $10,000 per bottle on wine lists), is the most commonly forged bottle in the world. More 1982 Petrus has been sold in Las Vegas than the winery is known to have produced.