- Producer info
Caliterra is a fusion of quality “calidad” and land “tierra”, of a passionate friendship with the environment, sustainable viticulture philosophy, Chilean roots and Colchagua traditions. Our wines celebrate our land, our people and our pure nature for the future generations.
Caliterra’s philosophy is to craft environmentally friendly wines under the concepts of precision winegrowing and sustainable vineyard management, where each variety stands out for their fruity, fresh and distinctive style, expressing the quality and pureness of Chile’s nature, terroir and fruit.
Our sustainable approach to crafting wines gives great value to high standards of environmental quality, protecting the health of the consumer and our workers, respecting the environment (flora and fauna), working strongly united to the community and preserving the natural landscape for future generations.
Our Caliterra Reserva wines are made from estate grown grapes specially selected by our winemakers to enhance their expression of flavors and aromas. The modern and distinguished red wines are crafted from grapes that come from our Caliterra Vineyard in the Colchagua Valley aged in French and American oak barrels to achieve a more complex and elegant finish. The grapes for our zesty and fresh white wines come from our vineyards in the Curicó, Maipo and Casablanca Valleys.
Caliterra was established in 1996 as a partnership between the Robert G. Mondavi family and Viña Errázuriz, who sought to realize their shared dream of producing high quality wines that reflect the potential of the Chilean nature, terroir and fruit.
The Colchagua Valley was chosen as the home of Caliterra Estate. Located in the heart of the valley, the estate of approximately 1,085 ha (2,681 acres) has 75% of untouched natural land and Mediterranean climate, where cool nights and gentle breezes temper the sun’s energy creating perfectly ripe, intense, concentrated and balanced wines.
In early 2004 Viña Errázuriz acquired the Robert Mondavi family’s 50% share in Caliterra, with the goal to craft premium environmentally friendly wines from one of the world’s most important winegrowing regions.