December, 2011.- San Pedro’s wines had a great performance in the 14th edition of one of the most important wine guides in Chile, the 2012 Descorchados, from renowned national winewriter, Patricio Tapia, which was just launched this month.
San Pedro counted 8 scores equal or higher than 90, among which the 2008 Kankana del Elqui stood out, obtaining 92points and being part of the Best Syrah and the Chosen from the North rankings.
“From the quarter N°10, at the Las Rojas vineyard (at the Elqui) (…) this wine follows the path of its origin and deepens in its character (…) A tremendous Syrah”, states Tapia on his review.
Also, the 2009 vintage of 1865 Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon obtained 92points. “A fresh, herbal wine, with very good acidity, a neat texture and great softness. A wine with character…”, held the critic.
On the other hand, the 2009 vintage of 1865 Single Vineyard Syrah, the 2011 Sauvignon Blanc from Leyda –the white in this line–, and the 2009 vintage of 1865 Limited Edition Syrah, were rated with 91points each. Besides, 2008 Tierras Moradas, the 2008 vintage of 1865 Limited Edition Blend and 2011 Castillo de Molina Sauvignon Blanc from Elqui were awarded with 90points. “Showing its origin with the clarity of a mirror (…) The heat of Pencahue expressing all its sun”, said Tapia in his guide regarding Tierras Moradas.