2002 Oriel VQM

Maipo Valley, Chile


Vinography: 9-9.5 out of 10 pts

Name Story

VQM is named for Viña Quebrada de Macul, the special estate in the foothills outside Santiago where the grapes for this complex wine are grown.


Jean-Pascal Lacaze

Vineyards | Winemaking

15–30 year-old vines on gravelly soils in the historic Macul region on the slopes of the Andes Mountains. Extended maceration and up to 4 weeks of total skin contact. Bottled unfiltered after aging for 18 months in French oak (15% new).


88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot. 5% Cabernet Franc. Picked: April 2002.

Tasting Notes

Aroma: Mulberry, cassis and a touch of mint. Taste: Vibrant blackberry and cassis with a rich, full texture, ripe tannins and a lasting finish.

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Bottle: 750ml
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