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Don Maximiano 2016

Aconcagua Valley

Introduced with the 1983 vintage, Don Maximiano was among the first of the new generation of “Super-Chileans.” As the flagship for the estate, the wine consistently receives top ratings from critics.

James Suckling “Fjord black fruits on the nose. This wine also has the signature freshness of modern Chilean reds. I love the crispness at the very long finish. There's plenty of tannic…

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MAX Chardonnay 2017

Aconcagua Costa

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

Wine Advocate “This has the pure and fresh style they are getting famous for—crisp, with integrated oak, transparency, verticality and minerality on a vibrant and focused palate. Great Chardonnay at a great…

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MAX Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Aconcagua Costa

It's becoming common knowledge, Errazuriz is one of the most interesting quality areas to grow Sauvignon Blanc, with wines that sit between the fruit of New Zealand and the minerality of the Loire Valley. MAX Sauvignon Blanc grapes come from the Manzanar Vineyard in Chile's newest appellation, Aconcagua Costa. Planted by Errazuriz in 2005 and just 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, the combination of cool climate and diverse, quality soils creates wines with tremendous freshness and bracing minerality.

James Suckling "Lovely tarte au citron and citrus flowers aromas lead into a ripe and elegant sauvignon. Generous and crisp with a long, polished finish. Drink or hold."

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MAX Pinot Noir 2017

Aconcagua Costa

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

James Suckling “Hibiscus, bright violets, blueberry tea, Chinese spices and herbs. Medium body, tight yet never firm tannins that frame a crunchy core of blue fruit up to a minerally, super-refined finish.”

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MAX Chardonnay 2016

Aconcagua Costa

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

James Suckling “A tangy and delicious white with cooked apple, lemon rind and orange zest character. Medium body, bright finish. Very pretty wine. Always a vivid chardonnay."

Wine Spectator “Minerally and rich-tasting, with finely crafted flavors of apple, citrus, pear and spice that are supported by fresh acidity. Crunchy dried savory notes power the finish. Drink now through 2021.”

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Wine & Spirits “This Chardonnay is from the first vines Errazuriz planted in Manzanar, nine miles off the Pacific Coast. Now ten years old, they produced a wine with vivid white fruit flavors, spice…

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MAX Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Aconcagua Valley

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

Wine Enthusiast "Spicy berry-fruit aromas are friendly, with oak poking through. Racy acidity makes this lively at the edges, but there's healthy fruit in the middle. Flavors of boysenberry, cola and allspice…

James Suckling "Lots of currants, cocoa and hazelnut character, but something earthy and an interesting dusty element at the full, dry finish mean it's not just another big cabernet. Drink or hold."

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Don Maximiano 2015

Aconcagua Valley

Introduced with the 1983 vintage, Don Maximiano was among the first of the new generation of “Super-Chileans.” As the flagship for the estate, the wine consistently receives top ratings from critics.

Jeb Dunnuck “The 2015 Don Max is on another level and is a world-class wine... sensational notes of crème de cassis, black raspberries, crushed flowers, and subtle background oak. With full-bodied richness, impeccable balance,…

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James Suckling "Very refined and pretty with tight polished tannins and a linear and fruity mouthfeel. Medium body, precise and focused."

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Don Maximiano 2014

Aconcagua Valley

Introduced with the 1983 vintage, Don Maximiano was among the first of the new generation of “Super-Chileans.” As the flagship for the estate, the wine consistently receives top ratings from critics.

James Suckling “Very cool black currant and blackberry aromas with hints of flowers. Full body, pretty integrated tannins and a bright and fruity finish. Hints of walnuts and berries on the finish. Chocolate…

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MAX Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Aconcagua Costa

It's becoming common knowledge, Errazuriz is one of the most interesting quality areas to grow Sauvignon Blanc, with wines that sit between the fruit of New Zealand and the minerality of the Loire Valley. MAX Sauvignon Blanc grapes come from the Manzanar Vineyard in Chile's newest appellation, Aconcagua Costa. Planted by Errazuriz in 2005 and just 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, the combination of cool climate and diverse, quality soils creates wines with tremendous freshness and bracing minerality.

James Suckling “This is a fantastic sauvignon from Chile. Lots of grass, lemon, grapefruit and Thai basil. Full body round and layered at the finish. Splendid energy to this. Screw cap. Serious.”

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MAX Chardonnay 2015

Aconcagua Costa

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

James Suckling “A vibrant white with flowers, dried lemon and lime. Medium body, intense fruit and a long, flavor finish. Energetic white. A blend of grapes from Aconcagua as well as Casablanca and…

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MAX Pinot Noir 2016

Aconcagua Costa

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

Jeb Dunnuck “The 2016 Pinot Noir MAX is a solid value and over-delivers with its cherry, strawberry and floral aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, beautifully balanced, with fine tannin and no hard edges, it’s well…

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MAX Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Aconcagua Valley

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

James Suckling “Beautiful aromas of blueberries and currants with a hint of stone and concrete. Medium to full body, firm and lightly chew tannins with a dusty texture. Hints of chocolate and hazelnut…

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MAX Carmenere 2016

Aconcagua Valley

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

James Suckling “Let yourself be seduced by the delicate spice and forest berry fruits of this wine. Very good concentration and some real finesse in this medium-to-full carmenere. The finish is long and lively.”

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MAX Carmenere 2015

Aconcagua Valley

Maximiano Errazuriz founded Errazuriz in 1870 in the foothills of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes Mountains and the Western Hemisphere. Recognizing that this valley, with its hot, dry summers and cool Pacific Ocean breezes, was ideal for growing grapes, he sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano’s descendant, Eduardo Chadwick.

James Suckling "This is very classy and beautiful with blackberry and dried tobacco. Medium to full body, very fine and pretty. Licorice and tar. Real carmenere here.”

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Chardonnay Aconcagua Costa 2017

Aconcagua Costa

Errazuriz' Chardonnay Aconcagua Costa (formerly referred to as the Wild Ferment Chardonnay) is recognized as perhaps the top Chardonnay from South America. Errazuriz ferments its best lots of Chardonnay using natural yeast. Natural fermentation starts slower than inoculated fermentation because the yeasts must grow to sufficient numbers to transform sugars into alcohol. During this period the yeasts produce by-products which add distinctive flavors and complexity to the wine.

James Suckling “White stones, loquat, spices and some chamomile and apple-pie undertones. Fine and reserved on the palate with focused acidity, apple rind and citrus flavors and a taut finish yet one…

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