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Viñedos Puertas : A Modern Wine Cellar Equipped with the Latest Technology

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Viñedos Puertas founded in 1950 by Jose Puertas Pons, is a family-run business. Jose Puertas Pons originally hailed from the Spanish town of Campo (Huesca province, Aragon), located on the bank of the Esera River in a valley bordered by the lofty Turbon’s (2,492m) and Cotiella’s (2,912m) peaks. Due to hard work, dedication and a unique vision of development, he has created and enhanced Viñedos Puertas into one of the most important wine producers in the central zone of Chile.

The Vineyards of Viñedos Puertas comprised 80 hectares of fields irrigated by water flowing from the Andes Mountains and a one-million-liter capacity winery known as El Milagro, located at the heart of Curico Valley, in Convento Viejo. The company focused on selling grapes and bulk wines, as well as custom winemaking, lending its services to the country’s largest winemakers and fomenting employment and development in the surrounding region.

Viñedos Puertas mission is to constantly look for the final quality of their wines. Viñedos Puertas work starting with the terroir and varieties, clones and rootstocks selection, according to climate and soil conditions. When the harvest times arrives, they process the grapes in their modern wine cellar equipped with the latest technology and staffed by our highly qualified, top-notch personnel. Viñedos Puertas company operates sustainably and follows ethical practices, directed toward both their employees as well as their clients, in accordance with all current legal norms and regulations.

Viñedos Puertas vision is to consolidate Viñedos Puertas in the international market, as a company committed to exceeding the expectations of their customers with high quality products.

The fermentation takes places inside temperature-controlled stainless-steel barrels as well as epoxy concrete tanks with temperature-regulating plates. The cooling and heating capacities of the building’s climate-control system are 2,000,000fg/hour (8,000,000BTU/h) and 1,000kcal/h, respectively, which allows us to consistently produce high-quality wines.

The final destination according to them, the wines are stored at controlled temperatures in epoxy cement and/or stainless steel tanks. Reserve wines are kept in barrels made from French oak for a period determined by the oenologist.

The wines are bottled following a schedule based on type and variety. These bottles are then stored in an acclimatized cellar, where they await their final shipment. The shipments are sent to such countries as Germany, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Slovenia, France, the United Kingdom, Japan, Russia, Sweden, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Switzerland.

Currently Viñedos Puertas cultivates its vineyards in nine sub valleys, which are located in the sectors of Convento Viejo, Quilvo (bank of the Teno river), Barros negros, Isla de Marchant, Tutuquén, Los Guindos, Palquibudis (bank of the Mataquito river ), Romeral and Rio Claro. Providing different types of soils, varied microclimates and different luminosities, where each strain is developed according to its need, achieving excellent harvests and processing its grapes with the best technology.

In 2020, Viñedos Puertas has been recognized and awarded FIVE GOLD Medal and TWO SILVER Medal by Singapore Newspaper.

EL MILAGRO RESERVA CARMENERE/CARMENERE/CURICO VALLEY/2017

Awarded Gold by Singapore Newspaper

TASTING NOTES : Balanced wine, a lot of fruit presence very well combined with the fine toasted French wood. Highlighting the ripe red fruits with great complexity and an intense spicy flavor very round and silky.

TRONADOR RESERVA CARMENERE CABERNET SAUVIGNON/ CARMENERE- CABERNET SAUVIGNON/CURICO VALLEY /2017

Awarded Gold by Singapore Newspaper

TASTING NOTES : Tasty and with good texture, the fruity notes stand out with wood tones, which together provide great complexity. Its tannins are soft, ripe and round. It is pleasantly persistent and easy to drink.

CABALLO AZUL RESERVA ESPECIAL BARRICAS/ENSAMBLAJE/ CURICO VALLEY/ 2016

Awarded Gold by Singapore Newspaper

TASTING NOTES : Tasty, good complexity, juicy, good wood, vanilla and chocolate. Ripe, sweet, sweet, structured tannins with a firm, powerful and elegant finish at the same time.

TORO DE CASTA BLEND PREMIUM/ ENSAMBLAJE/ CURICO VALLEY/ 2016

Awarded Gold by Singapore Newspaper

TASTING NOTES : Complex, concentrated, tasty and juicy, very well incorporated wood. Its tannins are ripe, with a very good structure, powerful and long finish.

OBSESION BLEND PREMIUM / ENSAMBLAJE/ CURICO VALLEY/ 2015

Awarded Gold by Singapore Newspaper

TASTING NOTES : Balanced, sweet, dense, with ripe and silky tannins. Long and persistent finish. Complex of ripe red berries, notes of black pepper and chocolate, very well linked with the wood.

AGUANEGRA GRAN RESERVA PETIT VERDOT/PETIT VERDOT/CURICO VALLEY/ 2018

Awarded Silver by Singapore Newspaper

TASTING NOTES : In the mouth it is very concentrated, fatty and meaty. Good acidity and great balance. Its tannins are ripe, round and tasty. With an intense and long finish.

AGUANEGRA GRAN RESERVA MALBEC MERLOT/ MALBEC – MERLOT/CURICO VALLEY/ 2015

Awarded Silver by Singapore Newspaper

TASTING NOTES : Concentrated, ripe, spicy, roasted, complex and well balanced. Round and soft tannins. With a pleasant and long finish.

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