Marques de Casa Concha is a line of Chilean wines that fully encompasses the country’s diversity. The grapes are grown in vineyards in which the complex interplay between natural conditions, vineyard planning, and the age of the vines endows the entire line with unique character.
Chile’s most widely recognized line of Super Premium wines has a new image. Marques de Casa Concha now has an updated design and label that reflects the line’s classic contemporary spirit.
The brand celebrates four decades of making Chile’s most emblematic wines while maintaining its dynamic and innovative spirit and reaffirming its commitment to its ongoing search for the best origins for every variety.
Marques de Casa Concha incorporated País Cinsault, made with 85% País and 15% Cinsault grapes from dry-farmed, head-trained old vines grown in the Secano Interior of Cauquenes in the Maule Valley.
Sauvignon Blanc was added to the line, a wine made with grapes from the Leyda Valley, located 14 kilometers from the Pacific Ocean in the San Antonio Valley.
After discovering the potential of the Chardonnay variety in the Limarí Valley, Viña Concha y Toro continued its work and research there, and decided to further promote the origin by incorporating Pinot Noir into the line.
Carmenere was incorporated into the line, following years of exhaustive research and extensive work with Chile’s emblematic variety in the Peumo Vineyard in the Cachapoal Valley.
The source of Marques de Casa Concha Syrah shifted to the Quinta de Maipo Vineyard. This new Marques origin reflects the constant challenge of delivering elegant wines of the finest quality and retaining the brand’s style, character and values.
In its ongoing quest for excellence and innovation, Viña Concha y Toro added a Syrah from the Rucahue Vineyard to the Marques de Casa Concha line.
Marcelo Papa was named head winemaker for Marques de Casa Concha.
Advances in viticultural and enological practices and better equipment led to sustained improvement in wine quality and helped make Marques de Casa Concha a highly respected line worldwide.
Marques de Casa Concha Chardonnay from Santa Isabel in Pirque was launched followed a year later by a Merlot from the Peumo vineyard.
In 1976, in honor of the noble title, the Marques de Casa Concha brand launches and immediately positioned as a noble and traditional wine.
One of his descendants was the winery’s founder, Don Melchor de Santiago Concha y Toro, who became the Seventh Marqués de Casa Concha.
King Philip V of Spain bestowed the noble title “Marqués de Casa Concha” upon José de Santiago Concha y Salvatierra for his meritorious work as Governor of Chile and Knight of Calatrava.