VINEDOS EMILIANA is the world’s biggest Biodynamic estate vineyard and winery. It is based in the Colchagua Valley of Chile

STAFF

CEO: Cristian Rodriguez. / Sustainability Manager: Sebastian Tramon.

VINEYARDS – COLCHAGUA VALLEY

VINEYARDS–CASABLANCA VALLEY

CERTIFICATION / 2010 All vineyards have organic certication. First vintage with Demeter Biodynamic certification for some of the vineyards and the winery. / 2018 All vineyards are certified organic but are farmed to Demeter Biodynamic standards. Of this hectares (635 hectares) are Demeter-certified Biodynamic producing 30,000 cases out of 1 million in total.  

BIODYNAMICS / 2018 Christian Rodriguez, CEO of Emiliana told me at the International Biodynamic Wine Conference, San Francisco 7th May 2018 that the company buries 3,600 horns for Horn manure 500 annually (IBWC 2018).

WHITE WINES

LA VINILLA / 2016 Casablanca Valley. 72% Chardonnay, 12% Viognier, 10% Marsanne, 6% Roussanne.

WINES BY RANGE | Adobe is the entry-level tier. Novas is the next stage up. Coyam is the premium red. Gê is the super-premium red.

RED WINES

COYAM / ‘One of Chile’s most fascinating wines,’ (Oz Clarke 2015, p113). / 2014 Colchagua Valley. 45% Syrah, 35% Carmenere, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot. 14,500 cases. Good mix of fruit and oak tasted at the International Biodynamic Wine Conference, San Francisco 7th May 2018.

 / ‘A Super Coyam,’ (Oz Clarke 2015, p113). / 2014 Colchagua Valley. 45% Syrah, 40% Carmenere, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. 948 cases. Nice tight structre, delicious savoury fruit tasted at the International Biodynamic Wine Conference, San Francisco 7th May 2018.

SIGNOS / 2013 90% Cabernet. Savoury fruit, hint of green to the tannins at the International Biodynamic Wine Conference, San Francisco 7th May 2018.

CONTACT

Vinedos Emiliana SA, Bodega Los Robles e Bodega Las Palmeras, Avda Nueva Tajamar No. 481 of. 701, Las Condes, Santiago / +56 2353 9130 / www.emiliana.cl

BIBLIOGRAPHY

IBWC 2018, International Biodynamic Wine Conference, San Francisco 6-7th May 2018

Oz Clarke 2015, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p113.