It is one of the joys of this trade when you find a wine you love, but it is one of the great sorrows when that wine disappears. Unfortunately, this is the case with the wines from Tamaya that have lost UK representation for the time being. This is a real shame, as these wines from the Limari Valley have graced our shelves for some time, and generated a real following. I thought it only right to share the last of the bottles with our Wine Club members, I'm genuinely hoping to get them back in the near future.Read More
Viña Tamaya is located in the Limarí Valley, 400 kms north of Santiago and a mere 20 kms distance from the Pacific Ocean. The word “Tamaya” comes from the Diaguita Indians and means highest look out point.
The vineyards were planted in 1997. Its main white varieties are Chardonnay, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc. As for reds, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Syrah, Malbec and Sangiovese are the mainstream. The winery was founded in 2001, and Tamaya is an innovative new winery with a 210 hectare estate, 60 hectares are currently planted.
The winery is equipped with the latest technology and the wines are produced under the careful eye of José Pablo Martin. The over-riding objective at Viña Tamaya is to produce wines of the finest quality, that reflect the natural characteristics of the Limarí Valley.