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Launch of new varieties of Marques de Casa Concha in Chile

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July 30, 2012

Launch of new varieties of Marques de Casa Concha in Chile

In the exclusive Club de la Uni?n and led by the brand?s own winemaker, Marcelo Papa, two new varieties of the Marques de Casa Concha line were launched: the Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc.

Two new varieties of the super premium line Marques de Casa Concha ?a Pinot Noir from the valley of Limar? and a Sauvignon Blanc from the valley of Leyda? were launched at the exclusive Club dela Uni?non July 26 before invited guests like the specialized press, sommeliers, restaurant owners and brand ambassadors.

The event consisted of an exclusive seven-course dinner of pairings prepared by the well-known Chilean chef Guillermo Rodr?guez, and directed by the wine?s winemaker, Marcelo Papa. More than 60 people attended and were able to know and try the seven varieties of Marques de Casa Concha, each one perfectly paired with exquisite dishes.

The wines tasted were Marques de Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Carmenere and Merlot, all of the year 2010, and Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay of the 2011 vintage.

?Marques is a classic that is renewing itself, a brand that has gone back to its origins and traditional grape varieties but at the same time has innovated over time, incorporating new varieties and terroirs like the Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc we are launching tonight?, said Marcelo Papa, the line?s winemaker.

Founded inSantiagoin 1865, the Club dela Uni?nrepresents the perfect historical background for the location of this event. A meeting place for the country?s most illustrious businessmen, its architecture, elegance and decoration had already been chosen for the successful campaign of Marques de Casa Concha of 2010.

Source: Concha y Toro


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