Chile’s new wine revolution

Maverick producer Jorge Coderch has adapted the solera system to create a still white wine that is intense and multilayered

26th June, 2016
Producers like Jorge Coderch at Caballo Loco are striving to bring Chilean wine to a new level of greatness

‘I’ll tell you how different we are, my friend, yes, the solera system for a dry still wine, but that’s revolutionary, different. Others, they rely on the winemaker or the consultant to tell them when the grapes are ripe. And here’s how that happens.”

Jorge Coderch, executive director and founder of Caballo Loco, is the straight-talking Hemingway-like figure for which Chilean wine has been waiting.

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