Founded in 1934, the De Martino family has specialized, for four generations, in creating wines that are a faithful reflection of their origin, coming from selected parcels throughout Chile. Wines of great purity, with a sense of place and balance, are a consequence of sustainable agriculture and traditional fermentation techniques. The fourth generation headed by Marco Antonio and Sebastián De Martino, along with their team, continue with their constant search for exciting terroirs same as polishing their house style.
Region: Maipo Valley, Chile
Year Founded: 1934
Proprietors: The De Martino Family
Winemaker: Marcelo Retamal & De Martino Brothers
Size of property: 250 hectares
Terroir: In the Coast the De Martino’s farm vineyards in Limarí (limestone/ clay) and Casablanca (granite), where they specialize in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. In the mild – warm climate of Maipo (gravel) they grow Carmenere and Cabernet Sauvignon. In the southern region they focus their attention at old vines, field blends, dry farmed vineyards in Cahcapoal and Maule (granite). In the coast of Itata (450 km south of Santiago), where first vineyards were planted back in 1551, the De Martino’s farm old vines– up to 110 year old –grown sustainably over granite, resulting in exciting Cinsault, Muscat and some other rarities.
Annual Production: 1.8 million bottles
Varieties Cultivated: White: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat & Corinto. Red: Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Cinsault & Carignan