2008 at Maquis was much warmer than ususal which helped to produce very conentrated grapes. High temperatures also meant an earlier harvest and a great balance between power, freshness and elegance. For this vintage the renowned Bordelais Oenologist, Jacques Boissenot, guided Maquis once again on the barrel aging and the blending process.
The Hurtado family has owned the Vina Maquis vineyard for more than a century,
but it wasn't until ten years ago that the family decided to make their own
wine out of the terrific grapes in their own backyard. They built a gorgeous,
state-of-the-art gravity flow winery and set out to make a "Super Chilean" blend using the vineyard's
best red grapes.
Located in Valle de Colchagua, Vina Maquis's terroir is deeply influenced by its... View More