Today, Veramonte is a part of González Byass, a family company founded in 1835 that has maintained their values for five generations.
Their organic vineyards are located in two of Chile’s most recognized appelations; Casablanca, perfect for white wines and cold weather; and, Colchagua for reds. They follow organic and sustainable practices because they believe it is the only way to have healthy and expressive vineyards that transcend time and deliver pure fruit and wines that reflect the living soils from which they come.
Veramonte Vineyards is located at the beginning of the Casablanca Valley, at the foot of the Coast Range. The vineyards are surrounded by 2,500 hectares of native forests, receive the breezes and morning fogs that blow from the Pacific Ocean, make them moderate temperatures and give the ideal conditions for growing white varieties (Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay) and reds of cold weather (Pinot Noir, Merlot and Syrah).
Veramonte Vineyards is in Marchigüe, a sector of the Valley that is only 45 kilometers from the Pacific coast. The property stands out for the combination of well-drained soils, with clay-loamy texture and rocky material that offer ideal conditions for growing varieties such as Carménère and Cabernet Sauvignon.
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.