The Berlin Tasting, a Milestone in the History of Chilean Wine Industry
The Chilean wine industry and Viña Errázuriz will remember the 23rd of January 2004, as the day of the ‘Berlin Tasting’. When thirty-six of Europe’s most highly regarded wine experts met in Berlin to blind taste sixteen wines – and when Viñedo Chadwick 2000 and Seña 2001 were selected first and second, respectively, in their lists of preferences. Read More >
In an historic decision, established French classics such as Château Lafite, Château Margaux, Château Latour, and Italian cult wines including Tignanello, Sassicaia, Solaia and Guado al Tasso, from the iconic 2000 –heralded as the Milenium vintage by Robert Parker– and 2001 harvest, were placed by the judges a distance behind the two Chilean wines.
Viñedo Chadwick 2000 from Viña Errázuriz’s Maipo Valley was placed first ahead of Seña 2001 (born from the partnership-wine between Viña Errázuriz and Robert Mondavi of California). In third place came Château Lafite 2000.
Hans Joachim Brogsitter, Andrew Catchpole, Carlos De Carlos, Markus Del Monego MW, Ueli Eggenberger, Richard Ehrlich, Wolfgang Fassbender, Joachim Fricke, Hans-Lorenz Fuchs, Tatiana Gagen, Stefan Gerner, Sven Göcke, Alexander Gottardi, Erich Grasdorf, Lars Bo Henriksen, Andreas Heuer Winterfeld, Dieter Huebler, Adolf Huesgen, Peter Keller, Martin Lambeck, Carlos López, Jürgen Luna, Martina Malle, Jürgen Mathäss, Roger Maurer, Christoph Meier, Dieter Mittler, Peter Moser, Lenz M. Moser, Lynn Murray, Josef Obermeier, Adolf Paschek, Peter Permann, Marcus Porzucek, Jens Priewe, Sven Schröpfer, Peter Stecher, Hendrick Thoma, Peter Winding.