Viña Santa Rita is located in the Metropolitan Region, south of Santiago in the foothill foothills of the Andes; It is causing a large thermal amplitude between day and night of 20. It has a Mediterranean climate marked by dry, hot summers, dry autumns, mild winters and frost-free spring.
The average rainfall ranging between 300 and 450 mm / year. The valley has rocky soils that allow good drainage.
This terroir is recognized as one of the best areas in the world for planting red varieties, especially Cabernet Sauvignon.
Location: 40 Km south of Santiago in the piedmont of the Andes..
Area: 1,282 ha.
Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc.
Climate: semi-arid Mediterranean climate. dry cold winter and moderate rains, warm summer. thermal oscillation that can exceed 20 ° C (68 ° F).
T ° annual average 13.9 ° C (57 ° F).
Average annual rainfall: 400 mm.
Soil: Alluvial soil / ground Coluvial
You can know Santa Rita Vineyard in the following excursions