Veramonte

Veramonte came to life in the late 1990s in Casablanca, a valley unheard of at that time within the wine industry. Led by grand visionary and pioneer of Chilean wine, Agustín Huneeus was the first to invest in the area and introduce the world to Veramonte and Casablanca. Today, Veramonte is a part of González Byass, a family company founded in 1835 that has maintained their values for five generations.

Ritual by Veramonte Pinot Noir 2016
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 “This is a high-toned and focused red with strawberry, lemon and cherry aromas and flavors. Medium to full body, vivid fruit and a long and flavorful finish. Screw cap. Drink now or hold.”-JS  “A medium-bodied Pinot Noir with remarkable floral, cranberry and raspberry aromas. In
Item Number: 30987
Bottle:$15.95
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Veramonte 'Ritual' Chardonnay 2015
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A bright and stoney chardonnay with clarity and beauty. Full body, bright and tangy acidity with lime and green pineapple character. Vertical tension to this. Long and flavorful finish. Drink now. Screw cap."-JS  "Ritual wines come from the Veramonte winery. Veramonte
Item Number: 25578
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Veramonte 'Ritual' Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Tasting Panel 91  "Ripe and juicy with tangy acidity; racy, rich and aromatic with lush mouthfeel; deep and snappy with a long, clean finish."~TP  "Ritual wines come from the Veramonte winery. Veramonte represents a return to Agustin Huneeus' Chilean roots. When he spearheaded development of the
Item Number: 21982
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Primus by Veramonte Red Blend 2014
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"A firm and slightly chewy wine with light currant and berry character. Medium body, savory fruit and a fresh finish. Slightly austere. A cabernet sauvignon and carmenere based blend with a dash or petit verdot, merlot and cab franc."~JS
Item Number: 21652
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Veramonte Pinot Noir 2015
"Veramonte represents a return to Agustin Huneeus' Chilean roots. When he spearheaded development of the Veramonte Estate in 1990, there were less than 100 acres of grapevines planted in the Casablanca Valley. The coastal mountain ranges surrounding the Casablanca estate create a unique terroir with
Item Number: 6195
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Veramonte Sauvignon Blanc 2016
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“Grapes are harvested at night in order to maintain fresh and bright acidity. The fruit goes straight to the press, where the juice sits for 24 hours. Then it is racked and separated from its gross lees and fermented clean at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks, ensuring multi-layers of aromas
Item Number: 478
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Veramonte Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
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“Aromas of ripe black fruit and black pepper are complemented with cassis flavors and hints of spice with a long velvety finish.”-Winemaker’s Notes   “Veramonte represents a return to Agustin Huneeus' Chilean roots. When he spearheaded development of the Veramonte Estate in 1990, there were less
Item Number: 479
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Ritual by Veramonte Pinot Noir 2015
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A pinot noir with beautiful strawberry and plum aromas and flavors. Full body, fine tannins and a precise ripe fruit and fresh character. Complex with light chocolate, walnut and berry aftertaste. Show a little more ripeness than 2014. Drink now. Made from biodynamic

Ritual by Veramonte Pinot Noir 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Crushed ripe strawberries with blackberries. Some mineral undertones too. Full body, firm tannins, and a fresh and racy finish. Shows some granite and slate as well. Balanced, fruity style."-JS  Wine Enthusiast 89  "This fruity, friendly Pinot opens with ripe berry aromas

Primus by Veramonte Red Blend 2013
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92"Aromas of mint, blackberry and cherry follow through to a full body with fine tannins and a persistent texture and flavor. Some age in large casks. A blend of mostly carmenere and cabernet sauvignon with some cabernet franc and merlot. Drink now."~JS

Veramonte 'Ritual' Sauvignon Blanc 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A fresh and balanced white with sliced pineapple, apple and papaya. Full body, wonderful fruit and a clean finish. This was fermented in cement eggs and old barrels. Stayed five to six months in eggs until bottling. Subtle Chilean style. Screw cap."~JS  Wine Advocate 90 "The

Veramonte 'Ritual' Sauvignon Blanc 2013
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A delicate white with lots of mineral, flint and sliced apple character. Full to medium body, fresh acidity and a clean finish. Subtle and refined character to this. Screw cap."~JS  Wine Enthusiast 90 "Ritual is Veramonte’s top label from Casablanca and this wine is up to

Ritual by Veramonte Pinot Noir 2013
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94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94"A dense and wonderfully long and silky pinot with strawberry, light hazelnut, and hints of lemon peel. Full body, yet lively and wired. This gives competition to Sea Smoke pinot but at half to one-third the price."~JS

Veramonte 'Ritual' Sauvignon Blanc 2012
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "This is intense and energetic with sliced lemon, pear and slate character. Salty too. Full body, with wonderful acidity and a dynamic finish. All about texture. Mostly fermented in old barrels with some concrete and stainless. Plenty of battonage for about eight months. Screw

Primus by Veramonte Red Blend 2012
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93"Lots of dark berry, licorice, mint and terra cotta aromas. Full body with fine tannins and a balsamic and dried berry character in the aftertaste. Real balance and drinkability to this. Drink or hold."~JS

Ritual by Veramonte Pinot Noir 2012
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93"This is gorgeous and reserved with sweet strawberry, delicate spice and cedar character. Medium to full body, with ultra-fine tannins and a clean finish. Hints of mineral too. This is truly exciting. Drink now.

Primus by Veramonte Carmenere 2011
89  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 89 "Similar to the 2010 Primus, this is earthy, wholesome and soundly built. Aromas of meaty fruit, leather and licorice are earthy and inviting. The palate feels chewy and medium to full, with dark plum, carob, loam and blackberry flavors. A warm, mildly baked finish concludes this

Primus by Veramonte Red Blend 2010
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "This Cabernet-led blend of four grapes opens with slightly medicinal, granular aromas of latex and iodine, but with time earthy black-fruit scents take over. Primus delivers a dense, meaty mouthfeel and saturated, almost heavy flavors of ripe blackberry, blueberry and chocolate.

Veramonte 'Primus' Red Blend 2010
87  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 87 "The 2010 Primus The Blend is 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Carmenere, 23% Syrah and 10% Merlot raised for fourteen months in French oak, 25% new. It has a well-defined bouquet with blackberry, blueberry and subtle floral notes imparted by the Syrah. The palate is medium-bodied with

Veramonte 'Primus' Red 2009
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2012 Rank 95 "Dark crushed cherries, cassis and graphite notes are supported by a full-bodied frame of fine tannins and fresh acidity, as the compact finish unwinds with hints of cured olive, grilled herb and spice. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Carmenère and Merlot. Drink

Veramonte Carmenere 2010
"Lightly herbal but also showing quality berry, cassis, grilled meat and a light, leafy accent."~Tasting Notes

Veramonte 'Ritual' Pinot Noir 2010
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 Spicy and dusty smelling, with full-force plum and berry aromas matched by equally potent smoky barrel scents. Thorough in feel, with vivid, oak-accented flavors of wild berry and plum. Round and full on the finish, with lasting resiny flavors that remain after all else has

Veramonte 'Ritual' Sauvignon Blanc 2011
90  Wine & Spirits 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "Ritual" Sauvignon is a big success. The nose is mellow, refined and minerally as opposed to pungent and feline. The feel is fresh, clean as a razor and esasygoing, with lime, nectarine and passion fruit flavors. Long and lightly green on the classy finish." ~-MS  Wine &

Veramonte 'Ritual' Pinot Noir 2008
1  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 TOP 100 2010 Rank 87" This is mouthfilling, but stylish and focused, offering lush cherry and raspberry fruit that's layered with additional spice and sweet tobacco notes. Nicely integrated toast frames the finish. Drink now."