Top 100 red wines of San Juan

Discover the top 100 best red wines of San Juan as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular in San Juan and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of San Juan

San Juan is an important Argentinean wine-producing area, producing wines of increasing quality using traditional European Grape varieties. The wine region of San Juan covers the administrative area of the same name in the north-western corner of Argentina. The province sits between Mendoza and La Rioja, and is almost entirely contained within the mountainous foothills of the Andes. In terms of production Volume, San Juan is Argentina's second-largest wine region after Mendoza.

It accounts for 17 percent of the national Vineyard">Vineyard area with 32,274 hectares (79,752 acres) recorded by the National Viticulture Institute in 2019. About half of the province's agricultural land is devoted to vineyards. Vineyards lie in a series of valleys across the center-west of San Juan. The most important area of production is the Tulum Valley.

Other subregions include the Zonda Valley and the high-quality Pedernal Valley. San Juan Grape Varieties Syrah and the ever-present Malbec are the foremost varieties in terms of prestige. In terms of vineyard area, red grapes account for just under 38 percent of the total, with white grapes at 26 percent. The 2019 Annual Surface Report of the National Viticulture Institute recorded the main varieties.

Discover the grape variety: Merlot

Merlot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small to medium sized bunches, and medium sized grapes. Merlot noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Armagnac, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of San Juan

red wines from the region of San Juan go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of beef and tomato risotto, berber giblet frying pan or currywurst.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of San Juan

On the nose in the region of San Juan often reveals types of flavors of earth, nutmeg or cheese and sometimes also flavors of dark fruit, anise or vegetal. In the mouth in the region of San Juan is a powerful.

News from the vineyard of San Juan

The Saint-Véran appellation investigated through its geology and geography

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) invites you to enjoy this video in which Jean-Pierre Renard, Expert Instructor at the Ecole des Vins de Bourgogne, explains the topographical and geological characteristics of the Saint-Véran appellation.The exercice is particularly complex as there are so many variables that make up the terroir throughout its geographical area. This video is taken from the “Rendez-vous avec les vins de Bourgogne” program broadcasted in June 2021. Retrouvez-nous sur les réseaux so ...

Geographical denomination: The first step towards the notion of terroir – Focus Mâcon

We created this photomontage, to show you the landscapes and the different characteristics of the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation: Wine colors, grape varieties, soil specificities, surface area and production. You’ll become an expert on Mâcon wines! Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWines/​​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vinsdebourgogne/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bivb​​​ Find ...

Rhône 2020 En Primeur: full vintage report and top-scoring wines

In brief: Rhône 2020 En Primeur Northern Rhône 2020: 4.5/5 A reliably fresh, balanced and approachable vintage – a return to classicism after a series of powerful years. Excellent white wines. Southern Rhône: 4/5 Fresh, juicy and immediate reds with lower alcohol than recent years, though some lack concentration. Beautiful white wines. ‘These are wines that will provide huge amounts of pleasure, straight out of the gate. It is that rare thing – an excellent vintage for early drinking.̵ ...