Luis Gutiérrez of Wine Advocate selects Errazuriz Las Pizarras Chardonnay 2017 as the best wine from Chile in 2018. He states, “This Chardonnay from slate soils produced by Errázuriz got my attention right from the first vintage, 2014. The latest release is the 2017 Aconcagua Costa “Las Pizarras” Chardonnay, named after the slate soils where the grapes are grown, as pizarra means slate in Spanish. It’s their finest to date against all odds…Winemaker Francisco ‘Pancho’ Baetting, who has taken Errázuriz to the top of the Chilean wine quality hierarchy, explained how he was able to harvest earlier achieving more concentration and structure through lower yields, which provides depth, complexity and incredible freshness and precision.”
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Aconcagua Valley, Chile
Errázuriz is recognized as perhaps the single top quality producer of Chilean wines, within recent years alone Eduardo Chadwick, President, named Decanter Man of the Year 2018, and the winery awarded Best Chilean Winery 2017 by Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.