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Barrels and Bottles Blog — chilean wine

Casa Silva Wines of Chile harvest report for 2014 looking very positive for a good vintage.

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Although it is still early days, initial assessments are very positive for the 2014 Vintage, one of our longest ever, continuing all the way through to May! Frost was   persistent threat in the coastal vineyards of Lolol and Paredones, but caused no severe disruption, although yields were slightly lower in these estates. Despite this, the […]

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Casa Silva Wines – Winery Updates

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The latest trade newsletter from Casa Silva…. Last month we were delighted to announce news of our Lake Ranco estate. The first vintages have been  released from what is officially Chile’s most Southernly vineyard. Initially the estate started out as a research project, but over the years the grapes have ripened to produce wines with […]

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Keep Cool wine tasting event

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Date : Wednesday 22nd August Time : 7.00pm Food : Bread & Cheese Venue : Barrels & Bottles Cost : £15.00 The theme keep cool not only looks at the cooler climate wine growing areas such as north and south island New Zealand, the Colchagua valley in Chile and Frankland river, Australia but we take […]

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Anakena’s first vintage release of Alwa 2007

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Alwa meaning sunrise is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (43%), Syrah (35%), Carmenere (20%) and Carignan (2%). Refined aromas of liquorice and dark chocolate lead to a complex palate of red fruits and spice. WHAT MAKES IT SO SPECIAL? Made using only handpicked grapes from the best selected sites across Anakena’s Cachapoal Valley vineyards.  Aged […]

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