Santa Rita

The Santa Rita winery was founded in 1880 by Domingo Fernandez in the same area of Alto Jahuel where its main facilities stand today. From the end of the nineteenth century to mid-1970s, the winery developed under the ownership of the García Huidobro family.
Then in 1980, the Claro group and the Owens Illinois company – the main producer of glass containers in the world – acquired the Santa Rita winery property. Together with this, great technological advances and winemaking techniques were introduced to wine production: in the commercial area, the 120 line was launched in 1982, and in 1985-1986, Santa Rita winery wines began significant penetration into world markets.
In 1988, the Claro group took total control of the winery. The year before, Santa Rita had acquired the Carmen brand, of great prestige in the local market.
At the end of the 80s and the beginning of the 90s there began a period of great expansion for the winery, sustained by the strong boost in its exports and the excellent reputation of its wines.
In turn, in the agricultural area Santa Rita completed the acquisition and planting of more than 1,000 hectares in the most important Chilean wine producing valleys: Maipo, Rapel, Lontué, Casablanca and Apalta.
In 1992, project Viña Carmen began, oriented towards the production of fine wines for the international market. And in 1997, Santa Rita winery made its first entry abroad when it formed Viña Doña Paula PLC in the Republic of Argentina.
In 2001, it acquired the Terra Andina brand. In 2003, Santa Rita Europe Limited was created with an office in London. In 2005, distributor Santa Rita Ltd was formed. In 2008, Santa Rita USA Corp was founded with an office in Miami. And in 2009, Nativa Eco Wines PLC was formed to develop organic wines.
Santa Rita and its subsidiaries currently market their products in over 75 countries, always focusing on the premium and superfine segment. All the above forms the basis which has allowed Santa Rita winery to place itself in a privileged position as producer and leading exporter of quality premium and superior quality wines.

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Santa Rita 'Triple C' Red Blend 2013
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 “A stacked nose includes aromas of tomato, herbs, cocoa, molasses and berry fruits. The saturated palate announces that this is a big one, while spicy flavors of plum and berry fruits are slightly herbal on a finish with excellent feel and flow. Drink this blend of Cabernet
Item Number: 27388
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $173.70
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Santa Rita 'Reserva' Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
“Creamy aromas of milk chocolate and berry fruits set up a moderately gripping palate. Nonspecific berry and clove flavors finish plump and chewy, with a strong oak character on the close.” ~ Winery Notes
Item Number: 26724
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Santa Rita 'Pehuen' Carmenere 2011
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "This is a heavily oaked Carménère, so aromas of caramel, vanilla and licorice share space on the bouquet with stewed, foresty notes. Plump and saturated in feel, this is more mellow and soft than tough or tannic. Roasted blackberry, toast and spicy oak flavors end big and
Item Number: 22957
Bottle:$56.95
Case: $341.70
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Santa Rita 'Secret Reserve' Red Blend 2014
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91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"Light aromas of blueberries and flower petals. Full body, fine tannins and a fresh and fruity finish. A little subdued. 53% cabernet sauvignon, 20% merlot, 15% syrah, 7% petit verdot and 5% carmenere. Drink now."
Item Number: 22844
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Santa Rita '120' Cabernet Sauvignon 187ml
Please note this is a 187mL (plastic) bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
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" Brilliant ruby red colour. An intense bouquet developed through a combination of mature red fruits and plums and vanilla tones with a fine toast from the barrels. Medium body, a fine structure and a nice ending characterise this wine. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 22689
Bottle:$1.99
Case: $47.76
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Santa Rita 'Medalla Real' Cabernet Sauvignon
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"Colors of lustrous ruby red and a bouquet of ripe red and black fruit aromas mingle with leather and spice, exquisitely balanced by wood notes evoking vanilla and toast. Tastes of supple tannins and a majestic structure conclude in a complex and persistent finish." ~ winery notes
Item Number: 21638
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Santa Rita '120' Chardonnay
87  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 87 “No, this is not a misprint. This $6 Chardonnay is a quaffer's dream. Aromas of apple and pear are clean and pleasant. In the mouth, this feels round and balanced. Slightly salty apple flavors are steady on the finish.”  Wine Spectator BEST VALUE "Fresh and juicy, with
Item Number: 16003
Bottle:$7.45
Case: $89.40
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Santa Rita '120' Sauvignon Blanc 2018
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“120 Sauvignon Blanc is bright greenish in color with herbal aromas mingled with white flowers and fruit. The refreshing palate has nicely balanced acidity and a pleasingly persistent fruity finish, making this a light wine that is easy to enjoy.” ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 9333
Bottle:$5.95
Case: $71.40
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Santa Rita '120' Carmenere 2017
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“120 Carménère is an illustrative variety of Chilean wines, dominated by aromas of black and red fruits and spices. Its silky, deep tannins make it very easy to drink, and very versatile to pair with a broad diversity of foods.” ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 9332
Bottle:$5.95
Case: $71.40
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Santa Rita 'Secret Reserve' Pinot Noir 2016
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93“Layered and very pretty with very fine tannins and ripe strawberry and lightly toasted oak. Medium to full body. Pretty finish. Gorgeous.”

Santa Rita 'Coleccion Privada' Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
"Coleccion Privada Cabernet Sauvignon is a deep, violet red wine. It has abundant fruit and well structured tannins that make it a great match for meats and spicy dishes. Aromas of red and black fruits with a touch of vanilla and clove. The palate is medium bodied and fruit forward, with smooth

Santa Rita 'Triple C' Red Blend 2011
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "Aromas of tobacco, vanilla and licorice are nicely intermixed with black fruit scents. The palate on this blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenère is hard driving and focused. Flavors of plum, currant and spice hold steady across a tannic, mildly abrasive

Santa Rita 'Secret Reserve' Pinot Noir 2015
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90"This has ginger with dried strawberries and flowers. Slightly jammy but finishes austere enough. Drink now."

Santa Rita 'Reserva' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
90  Wine & Spirits 
Wine Spectator 90 "Woodsy black-fruit aromas include hints of cool cola, green leaf and licorice root…Flavors of herbal spice and chocolate are equaled by plum and tomato sauce notes, while this has a lot of kick on a ripping, long finish. Drink through 2021."  Wine & Spirits 90 "Year's Best

Santa Rita Reserva 'Organic' Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
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"Deep violet red color. Bouquet of ripe red fruits, fresh cherries, cassis, dark chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, and licorice stand out on the nose, along with notes of cedar and tobacco. Lush palate with firm tannins and extraordinary balance and persistent finish."~ winery notes

Santa Rita 'Reserva' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
"Superb quality and craftsmanship are the hallmarks of Santa Rita, one of Chile's most admired and innovative wine estates. The dynamic Reserva Series has a well-structured, fruity and youthful style, perfect for any occasion. The winemaker's objective is to create wines that optimally reflect the

Santa Rita 'Triple C' Red Blend 2010
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A red with complex aromas of blackberries, blueberries and mint. Full body, with fine tannins and flavorful finish. It seduces you with all the dark fruit character in a reserved way. Aged about 17 months in barrel. 65% cabernet franc, 30% cabernet sauvignon, 5% carmenere. " 

Santa Rita 'Reserva' Syrah 2009
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "An elegant and complex red, offering rich and concentrated flavors of dark cherry, damson plum, raspberry and chocolate that show a creamy intensity. Presents pepper and allspice notes midpalate, with a finish of huckleberry and flan. Drink now through 2020. "  " Lively aromas

Santa Rita 'Medalla Real' Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
"Ripe red and black fruit aromas mingle with leather and spice, exquisitely balanced by wood notes evoking vanilla and toast. Subtle tannins and a majestic structure conclude in a complex and persistent finish." ~Winery Notes

Santa Rita 'Medalla Real' Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
"Ripe red and black fruit aromas mingle with leather and spice, exquisitely balanced by wood notes evoking vanilla and toast. Subtle tannins and a majestic structure conclude in a complex and persistent finish." ~Winery Notes


Santa Rita 'Triple C' Red 2004
93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93 "The 2004 Triple C is composed of 55% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 15% Carmenere. It is a purple-colored wine with a classy nose of pain grille, smoke, herbs, truffle, graphite, blueberry and blackberry. This is followed by a plush wine with ripe, sweet fruit and

Santa Rita 'Medalla Real' Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Spectator 90 "Very solid for the vintage, with crushed plum, fig and black current fruit nicely woven with maduro tobacco and bittersweet cocoa notes. There's a loam edge on the finish, but this stays solidly fleshy through the end. "  Wine Enthusiast 91 "A profound Cabernet from Santa

Santa Rita 'Reserva' Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
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"Intense ruby red. Ripe black fruit, plums and fine herbs, gracefully combined with vanilla, cloves and fragrant spices. Complex body mingles soft tannins with a rich texture." ~Winery Notes