Viña Errázuriz released the 2018 vintages of its Icon wines | Errazuriz

9 November, 2021

Viña Errázuriz released the 2018 vintages of its Icon wines

The new 2018 vintages of Viña Errázuriz’s icon wines – Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve, KAI Carmenere, La Cumbre Syrah and Villa Don Maximiano – were officially released in Chile and the world on August 16th of this year.

According to Francisco Baettig, Viña Errázuriz’s Technical Director, “The 2018 season will certainly be remembered as a perfect year that was outstanding in each of its characteristics. A spring with ideal temperatures for excellent flowering and fruit set, and a moderately cool summer that encouraged long, slow ripening and preserved aromas, colour, and acidity.”

He adds, “It was one of those rare occasions in which all of the conditions came into alignment to achieve the best expression of the terroir, resulted in a unique balance between potency and elegance and delivered wines with great depth, intense flavours and freshness, and tremendous ageing potential.”

Certainly, one of the best vintages of Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve, which has already been recognized with 95 points by international wine critics James Suckling and Tim Atkin MW, placing Don Maximiano 2018 among the most outstanding red wines of his latest reports from Chile.