New reviews for Caliterra wines in Tim Atkin’s Chile Report 2022 - Caliterra | Caliterra
29 March, 2022

New reviews for Caliterra wines in Tim Atkin’s Chile Report 2022

After several weeks touring Chile far and wide and tasting just over a thousand Chilean wines, Tim Atkin MW published on March 29th his latest Chile Report 2022, a detailed perspective on Chilean wine scene in which Caliterra was included with the following scores and reviews:

Edición Limitada M 2018, 92 points: “The red wine style at Caliterra is shifting with the times (…) Made as a Colchagua/Maule blend, this is a marriage of mostly Syrah with 40% Carignan and 12% Grenache. Zippy, elegant, refreshing and sensitively oaked, with appealing focus and subtle wood.”

Pétreo Carmenere 2020, 92 points: “Pétreo combines Carmenère with 5% Malbec, sourced from cooler, south-facing vineyards close to the Apalta Valley. Modern and glossy, but comparatively fresh and low in alcohol, it has classic cut grass and fennel aromas, fine-tannins and a core of stony bramble and blackberry fruit.”

Cenit 2017, 91 points: “Produced from a five-way blend of Malbec, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, it’s a ripe, intense, concentrated red with perfumed 38% new oak, good structure and fig, dark berry and Mediterranean herb flavours.”

Pétreo Malbec 2019, 91 points: “Grown right next to Caliterra’s Pétreo Carmenère block in the Valle Huique, this is another stylish, well-judged red from (winemaker) Rodrigo Zamorano. Deeply coloured and intense, with ageing in older wood and clay amphoras, filigree tannins, blackberry fruit and a bright, perfumed finish.”

Tributo Malbec 2020, 90 points: “The Malbec at Caliterra is 25 years old now, so it’s had plenty of time to adapt to the Colchagua Valley. Picked early to retain acidity, this is textured and perfumed, with bramble and violet notes, some sweet cinnamon oak and smooth, fine-grained tannins.”