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Viu Manent Tasting at the Fort Wines CHILE WINE ACADEMY in Russia

October 2018

Our Russian importer, FORT WINES, recently held a grand event in Moscow called the Chile Wine Academy as part of its Fort Wine School program. Over the course of two days, they offered master classes on Chilean wines for the press, bloggers, and wine lovers led by renowned British Masters of Wine Peter Richards and Alistair Cooper.

Peter Richards spoke on the first day and presented two three-hour modules to introduce Chile and then go into greater detail on the Leyda and Colchagua Valleys with Viu Manent wines.

The guided tasting of Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon began with a presentation on Viu Manent based on the winery’s history and the terroir in its three vineyards in Colchagua to present a journey through styles and vintages:

Wines Tasted:

Secreto Malbec 2016

GR Malbec 2016, 2000

Single Vineyard Malbec 2015

Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 1999, 2004, and 2007

Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

The tasting ended with Viu Manent’s icon wine, Viu1 2013.

On the second day, Alistair Cooper spoke about wines from extreme terroirs, primarily in the extreme north and south of Chile.

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