Chono was pioneered by Sutil’s famous winemaker Alvaro Espinoza. He was awarded the International Wine Challenge “Wine Personality of the Year” in 2007. Over time he developed a wine philosophy that Chile had exceptional regional potential that required very specific planting and matching of grape to soil.
Chono wines represent the nomadic spirit of viticulture that invites us on an adventure through Chile’s fi nest terroirs in constant search for new places and experiences. These wines come from specifi c blocks of vineyards in the Limarí, Casablanca, Colchagua, and Maipo Valleys.
Chono is, therefore, a proposition of terroirs, where each variety comes from very careful lot selection of the best grapes from the best regions.
They are Single Vineyard wines of great expression that lead consumers to an amazing journey along the most important and well-known D.O.s of Chile.
Plum, blackberry and cassis aromas plus hints of spice
and black pepper. 12 months in French and American
oak gives a soft, rounded wine with pleasant tannins.
About the Producer
Sutil Family Wines
Sutil is a family owned company which has been in constant search of quality in their wines. The wines they make are a clear expression of a very committed team who work with the best fruit coming from the most well-known wine producing regions in Chile.
The winery was founded by Juan Sutil and Diego Garcia de la Huerta, who was the lead winemaker until his death in 2010. The Sutil family remain directly involved in the business on a daily basis. Juan Sutil’s passion for wine encouraged him to start planting vines in the early 80s and establish Viña Sutil in 2000.
Located in Peralilo, in the heart of the Colchagua valley, with over 500ha planted in Chile’s best known regions, the winery receives fruit from surrounding vineyards and areas.
The wines are blended from the Limarí, Maipo, and Colchagua Valleys and offer tremendous delicacy and complexity that demonstrate the authenticity of their enology.