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VIÑA ERRAZURIZ Founded in 1870 by Don Maximiano Errázuriz in Valle de Aconcagua Decanter Magazine / The Top 50 power list. UK, July 2005 “Errázuriz provides the quality benchmark from Chile”
VIÑA ERRAZURIZ, THE BEGINNING OF THE MODERN ERA Don Alfonso Chadwick Errázuriz & Eduardo (1983)
FIRST TRIP TO BORDEAUX VISITING WITH EMILE PEYNOD (1985) “The father of the modern winemaking”
ROBERT MONDAVI CAME TO CHILE IN 1991… And became intrigued by the potential of Chilean wines
ROBERT MONDAVI He pioneered the transformation of Napa Valley into a world-class wine region “ I had the notion that we could make great wines equal to the greatest wines in the world, and everybody said it was impossible”. 1966
ROBERT MONDAVI & BARON PHILIPPE DE ROTHSCHILD The Californian wine industry's first international joint venture 1978: Opus One, first icon wine from California
ROBERT MONDAVI & EDUARDO CHADWICK The Chilean wine industry's first international joint venture Seña 1995, Chile’s first icon wine
A SHARED PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION Tim Mondavi, Robert Mondavi, Eduardo Chadwick & Michael Mondavi
SEÑA, A UNIQUE HILLSIDE TERROIR IN THE VALLE DE ACONCAGUA 350 hectares
SEÑA’S LOCATION. 40 KMS. FROM THE PACIFIC OCEAN
SEÑA HILLSIDE TERROIR: GRAVEL, ROCK AND LOAM.
A SUSTAINABLE DESIGN: UNTOUCHED NATURAL CORRIDORS
SEÑA, A DISCTINCTIVE CHILEAN BORDEAUX BLEND
2003, MONDAVI’S LAST VISIT TO SEÑA’S VINEYARD Seña is the culmination of a wonderful partnership and a passionate journey
BIODYNAMIC FARMING SINCE 2005 In order to reflect a deep and authentic sense of origin
SEÑA HILLTOP MIRADOR. A place to enjoy !
SEÑA BIODYNAMIC CENTER
SEÑA, WAS CONCEIVED OF AS WORLD-CLASS WINE SINCE ITS INCEPTION WE ALSO WANTED TO OBTAIN INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION HOWEVER…
OUR QUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION A PERSONAL EXPERIENCE "BLIND JUSTICE " BLIND TASTINGS UNBIASED VIEW OF THE WINES TASTED ULTIMATE ASSESMENT OF INTRINSIC QUALITY
INSPIRED IN THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS California v/s France, Steven Spurrier 1976 The historical blind tasting that changed the wine world
THE PARIS TASTING IMPRESSIONS “The Paris Tasting put us squarely on the world map of great wine producing regions… They saw we could make wines as good as the best in France.” Robert Mondavi, Napa1976.
Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, 2001. “ The Paris Tasting destroyed the myth of French supremacy and marked the democratization of the wine world. It was a watershed in history of wine.” THE PARIS TASTING IMPRESSIONS
THE BERLIN TASTING January 2004 Ritz Carlton Hotel, Berlin
THE BERLIN TASTING The best wines of the world, the millennium vintages: 2000 & 2001 Rated:100 Parker points.
THE BERLIN TASTING 40 best wine experts from Europe
THE BERLIN TASTING Moderated by Steven Spurrier & René Gabriel
HISTORICS RESULTS FOR CHILE…
“The victory was conclusive for Eduardo Chadwick. Why did the tasters put his wines first, second and fourth? Simply because they are very good wines indeed.” STEVEN SPURRIER, from Decanter, UK moderated the event. Impressions after the Berlin tasting.
JANCIS ROBINSON’S at Financial Times, UK February 14th, 2004 “One enterprising Chilean wine producer, Eduardo Chadwick of Viña Errázuriz, has managed to organise a similar evolutionary milestone for the Chilean wine industry… …at what will be doubtless come to be known in the history of Chilean wine as the Berlin Tasting.”
New York 2010 Moscow 2012 Toronto 2006 London 2009 Amsterdam 2008 Stockholm 2009 Helsinki 2011 Copenhagen 2008 Berlin 2004 Zurich 2011 Seoul 2008 Beijing 2008 Hong Kong 2010 Tokyo 2006 Brasil 2005 THE BERLIN TASTING WORLD TOUR 2004-2013 Dubai 2013
THE BERLIN TASTING WORLD TOUR
94 pts. 92 pts. 95 pts. 96 pts. 95 pts. 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 ROBERT PARKER RATINGS SEÑA has been the highest rated Chilean Bordeaux blend for fifth consecutive years by Robert Parker. SEÑA « is perhaps Chile’s most famous producer and iconic wine» - The Wine Advocate Dec’12
OUR NEXT CHALLENGE… TO SHOWCASE SEÑA’S AGEING POTENTIAL SEÑA VERTICAL TASTING WORLD TOUR