Concha y Toro Named A Top 100 Winery of 2017 by Wine & Spirits magazine

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Concha y Toro has been named a 2017 “Top 100 Winery of the Year” by Wine & Spirits. 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 the magazine's annual list of Top 100 Wineries

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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)

Concha y Toro’s Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc 2016 will be among 100 wines poured at Wine & Spirits’ 14th Annual Top 100 Tasting, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in San Francisco at City View at METREON, proceeds to benefit San Francisco Baykeeper. For more information and ticket purchases visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/14th-annual-wine-spirits-magazines-top-100-tasting-event-tickets-36910668804

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.

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