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Fun Facts to Know About Chile

...about Wine, that is
Picking grapes in Chile

Chile has five DO classified regions and within these regions each classified valley lies

  • Atacama DO
  • Coquimbo DO

    • Elqui Valley
    • Limari Valley
    • Choapa Valley
  • Aconcagua DO

    • Aconcagua
    • Casablanca
    • San Antonio
  • Central Valley DO

    • Maipo Valley
    • Rapel Valley
    • Cachapoal Valley
    • Colchagua Valley
    • Curico
    • Maule Valley
  • Southern Regions DO

    • Itala Valley
    • Bio Bio
    • Malleco

Chile’s wine label laws live by the rule of 75% (must be 85% to be distributed in all export markets)

 

  • 75% vintage
  • 75% variety
  • 75% Denomination of Origin

Wine classifications

  • Quality wine: Min 11.5% ABV
  • Reserva and/or Reserva Especial: 12%
  • Reserva Privada and/or Gran Reserva: 12.5%
  • Mandatory time spent in oak
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