Marques de Casa Concha
Marques de Casa Concha has become one of the most quality consistent wines, attracting international recognition year after year. Winemaker Marcelo Papa carefully selects the most suitable vineyard locations for each individual varietal to thrive. The use of a variety of small oak barrels from some of the best cooperages in France allows Marcelo to achieve an elegant and harmonious style of wines, which soften beautifully with age.
Marcelo holds a Degree in Oenology from the Catholic University of Chile and has a developed a successful career at Viña Concha y Toro, where he is now the Technical Director. He has been in charge of the Casillero del Diablo line since 1998. The following year, he took on one of the most prestigious and traditional brands in Chile: Marques de Casa Concha. When taking on this series, Marcelo Papa implemented technical improvements in the agricultural and winemaking techniques, which significantly enhanced the quality of Marques de Casa Concha, making it a highly sought out wine around the world, which looks to convey the great concentration and character of the grapes from traditional vineyards.
The many awards and high praise this outstanding line has earned over the years confirms it as one of the world’s most consistent and solid lines in its segment. In 2016, they celebrated their 40th anniversary and continuous commitment to making wines of extraordinary quality with a strong focus on innovation.
In the region of Asenovgrad the nature has created soil and climatic conditions suitable for the advent and development of viticulture as the occupation of the population. Viticulture is one of the most ancient occupations in the town. This we learn from the investigators of this period, who had summarized the data yet still from the Thracian antiquity. There is no doubt, that Thracians had had a knowledge of the vine and wine and skillfully cultivated them
The multi-generational growers, whose descendants arrived here nearly two centuries ago, are the backbone of Torbreck’s winemaking aspirations. Without their knowledge of the seasons and the soil, we would not have such a precious resource of fruit to work with.
Cooper, originally from Santa Bárbara (California), discovered Spanish wines when he was only 21 years old, on one of the trips he made to Europe with his family. Since then, his personal and professional career has been closely linked to Spain, where he has lived for more than a decade. His first experiences as a professional in the world of wine were as a writer for the Spanish Wines and More blog, from which he advised many amateurs.
The Perano estate is located in the heart of Chianti Classico in Gaiole and enjoys exceptional climate and soil. The vineyards are located 500 meters above sea level, well above the altitude common for red variety grapes, especially Sangiovese with its late maturation phase.
Luminosity and minerality with a touch of feminine elegance. A hidden gem, surrounded by sequoias, firs and chestnut trees which reveals itself to those travelling through the first woods of the Florentine mountains, with vines climbing to an altitude of 700 metres.