Welcome Chile’s Cono Sur to VanWineFest 2023

Cono Sur Vineyards & WineryLet Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery tell you a bit about themselves before you visit them at VanWineFest 2023. Did you know that Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery is the third largest exporter of bottled wine in Chile?

About Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery

Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery was founded in 1993 with a vision of producing premium, expressive and innovative wines that convey the spirit of the new world. Cono Sur´s name refers the company´s geographic position, representing wines proudly made in South America´s southern cone, on whose western edge lies Chile and its gifted wine valleys. Viña Cono Sur is committed to meeting the needs of the present without compromising the future, taking care of the environment without neglecting the aspects of social development and economic growth. The company defines itself by three main features: the creative use of technology, orientation towards quality and respect for the environment.

Quality: Ensure that all our internal processes follow the highest quality standards and that those are periodically reviewed seeking a continuous improvement.

Innovation: Lead the industry on the development of distinct and innovative products that contribute to the company’s positioning.

Sustainability: The sustainable development is a core value for Cono Sur in all three of its defining concepts: economic, social and environmental. Continuous investments, modern technology, viticulture and winemaking practices that combine traditional methods with new inspirations, sustainable resource management in an environmentally friendly framework and the fulfillment of the applicable regulations are the basis for delivering quality products to our consumers, for the well-being of our employees and community and for contributing to the development of a cleaner country.

The Wines We Will Feature at the International Festival Tasting Room

Sparkling Brut Rosé – Made of 100 percent Pinot Noir grapes from the Bí­o Bí­o Valley, this Sparkling Rosé has soft aromas of fresh red raspberries and notes of blueberries. The palate is juicy, refreshing and mineral with a smooth character and persistent finish.

Single Vineyard Chardonnay – A bright, young, greenish-yellow Chardonnay with good aromatic intensity boasts citric notes such as grapefruit and lime as well as pineapple and white flowers.  On the palate it is concentrated, fresh, smooth and well-balanced with persistent acidity and mineral and saline hints.

Single Vineyard Carmenere – This deep violet-red Carmenere has good aromatic intensity with notes of blackberries, cherries, plums, licorice, mocha, and black pepper.  On the palate it is concentrated with smooth, round tannins, good acidity and persistence.

Cono Sur Sparkling Brut Rosé, Single Vineyard Chardonnay, and Single Vineyard Carmenere wines
Cono Sur Sparkling Brut Rosé, Single Vineyard Chardonnay, and Single Vineyard Carmenere wines

Single Vineyard Pinot Noir – A clean, bright and intense ruby-red colour, this elegant Pinot Noir expresses notes of raspberry, sour cherry, plum, forest, berries, and tobacco on the nose.  On the palate, it is juicy and full with smooth tannins and great acidity.

20 Barrels Pinot Noir – This bright, lively ruby red Pinot Noir is noted for its elegance and great intensity, displaying notes of sour cherries, raspberries, plums, and hints of toast.  On the palate, it is fresh and juicy with the perfect amount of acidity.  With smooth, long voluptuous tannins this Pinot pairs best with red meats, cheeses, and pasta.

Ocio Pinot Noir – A deep ruby red, this icon Pinot Noir has great aromatic intensity expressing notes of red fruits and berries with a touch of spices and tobacco.  In the mouth, it is smooth and elegant, with a refined concentration and acidity.

Silencio (not at the Festival Tasting Room) – Silencio captivates with its intense and deep ruby red colour.  The aromas are very complex and elegant, reminding of a blend of red fruit, plums, berries, and a touch of cassis.  This wine shows a lot of character with a very balanced integration with the oak.  Its palate is full and silky with ripe and soft tannins.  The flavours are intense, complex with an elegant and long finish.

Cono Sur Single Vineyard Pinot Noir, 20 Barrels Pinot Noir, Ocio Pinot Noir, and Silencio wines
Cono Sur Single Vineyard Pinot Noir, 20 Barrels Pinot Noir, Ocio Pinot Noir, and Silencio wines
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