Over the past month or so, I’ve been quite excited by the wines of Santa Rita’s Floresta project, notably the Chardonnay and the Carmenérè.

With this in mind, I sought out a chat with Floresta winemaker Terestita Orvalle, and thankfully, she was open to discussing her wines in an extended interview.

In Part One, we discuss her attraction to the Floresta project and the two wines available in our market.

Look out for Part Two next week.

Also, my sincere thanks must go out to Terestita for sending me the 2022 bottlings of the entire Floresta range; I’ll be enjoying those when I shake this (my first) bout of COVID.



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