Top 100 red wines of Zonda Valley

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

Discovering the wine region of Zonda Valley

The wine region of Zonda Valley is located in the region of San Juan of Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Xumek or the Domaine Xumek produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Zonda Valley are Malbec, Chardonnay and Pinot noir, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Zonda Valley often reveals types of flavors of black fruit, non oak or earth and sometimes also flavors of microbio, oak.

In the mouth of Zonda Valley is a powerful. We currently count 1 estates and châteaux in the of Zonda Valley, producing 11 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Zonda Valley go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).

News from the vineyard of Zonda Valley

Edmond de Rothschild Heritage purchases Central Otago winery Akarua

The deal includes 34.5ha under vine in the heart of the mountainous Bannockburn sub-region. It is mainly planted with Pinot Noir, but there are pockets of Chardonnay and Riesling too. Sir Clifford Skeggs, a Kiwi businesmman, and Lady Marie Skeggs purchased the land for Akarua in 1995, and planting began the following year. The first wines were bottled from the 1999 vintage. Akarua is now firmly established as one of the largest family-owned operations in Central Otago, and its 100% estate-grown ...

Pairing & Serving Wine – a Decanter online course

Pairing & Serving wine: a beginners guide offers an introduction to the basics of food and wine pairing, giving readers the tools to build the foundations for the perfect dining experience.  ‘Decanter has always had a very keen interest in helping enthusiasts learn more about all aspects of wine,’ said editor-in-chief Chris Maillard. ‘This course is an excellent resource for those who want to improve their knowledge of one of the most important and interesting parts of enjo ...

Russia & Ukraine: A statement from the DWWA

Following the recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the Decanter World Wine Awards will be cancelling the entries for any Russian wineries which have entered the competition, and their wines will not be judged. As a gesture of support for our Ukrainian entrants, we will be waiving their fees. We realise that the world’s winemakers have more that unites than divides them, but we feel we have to make a stand. All of us at Decanter and the DWWA are hoping and praying for a peaceful resolution to th ...