Maipo Valley, CHILE
Santa Rita Vineyard

Santa Rita Vineyard

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


Santa Rita wineries were founded in 1880 by Domingo Fernandez Concha .In order to make their constructions possible , french technology was introduced. In Alto Jahuel one of the oldest cellars in Chile can be found.
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