Back when I was in college, the go to wine for my friends and I was from Chile because we got the most bang for the buck, and the wines were enjoyable with or without food.
Years later, this is still true: wines from Chile continue to perform well for the price.
And there’s a wine for every budget as well as these three from Concha y Toro show.
With the Thursday before Labor Day designated at Cabernet Day, we decided to put together a simple mid-week menu to show case three Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile’s Concha y Toro, the largest producer of wine in Latin America; they also own a number of American wineries including organic Fetzer, Adorada, and biodynamic and organic Bonterra.
Don Melchor de Santiago Concha y Toro and his wife, Emiliana Subercaseaux founded Concha y Toro Vineyard in 1883 with grape varieties he brought over from the Bordeaux region in France: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon blanc, Semillon, Merlot, and Carmenère.
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