New York, NY (PRWEB) – Concha y Toro has been named a 2017 “Top 100 Winery of the Year” by Wine & Spirits according to a feature on the magazine website. For Concha y Toro, it marks a record 23rd year that Chile’s foremost wine producer and the preeminent name in South American wines has made it into Wine & Spirits’ annual list of Top 100 Wineries.
Wine & Spirits’ Top-100 status recognizes 100 wineries around the world who have delivered best overall performances in the magazine’s tastings over the previous 12 months. Six estate-bottled wines account for Concha y Toro’s presence in this year’s Top 100 list:
- Marques de Casa Concha Carmenere 2014: 92 points / Year’s Best (02/17)
- Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir 2015: 90 points (06/17)
- Marques de Casa Concha Chardonnay 2015: 92 points (06/17)
- Terrunyo Carmenere 2014: 94 points / Year’s Best (02/17)
- Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc 2016: 95 points / Wine of the Month (06/17)
- Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2013: 93 points / Year’s Best (02/17)
All Top 100 Wineries are profiled in Wine & Spirits’ 31st Annual Buying Guide out now. Commenting on the top-scoring Concha y Toro Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc 2016, the editors note: “The 2016 vintage was challenging, with a lot of humidity that threatened rot in the grapes, but [winemaker] Recabarren overcame the difficulties, obtaining a linear sauvignon, one that shares the tension of his best releases, a wine with a clear sense of place that crowns this year’s lineup from Concha y Toro.”
Concha y Toro: Concha y Toro is an international ambassador for world-class Chilean wines. Founded in 1883 by Don Melchor Concha y Toro, it was among the first Chilean producers to champion wines made from French grape varieties. Today Concha y Toro comprises vineyards, wineries and brands ranging over multiple estates located throughout the premier wine regions of Chile.
About Wine & Spirits: Founded in 1982, Wine & Spirits is published eight times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America’s wine community. Consumers and wine professionals read the magazine for information on established and up-and-coming regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, industry happenings and food and wine pairing. Wine & Spirits, the only wine publication to win the James Beard award five times for excellence in wine writing, evaluates more than 15,000 bottlings every year.