VIÑEDOS PUERTAS : El Milagro, a modern wine cellar equipped with latest technology

Viñedos Puertas - Business News Japan

In 1950, Jose Puertas Pons founded the Viñedos Puertas, a family-run business. Jose Puertas Pons originally hailed from the Spanish town of Campo (Huesca province, Aragon), located on the bank of the Esera River in a valley bordered by the lofty Turbon’s (2,492m) and Cotiella’s (2,912m) peaks. Due to hard work, dedication and a unique vision of development, he has created and enhanced Viñedos Puertas into one of the most important wine producers in the central zone of Chile.

Viñedos Puertas vineyard comprised 80 hectares of fields irrigated by water flowing from the Andes Mountains and a one-million-liter capacity winery known as El Milagro, located at the heart of Curico Valley, in Convento Viejo. The company focused on selling grapes and bulk wines, as well as custom winemaking, lending its services to the country’s largest winemakers and fomenting employment and development in the surrounding region.

 Viñedos Puertas vision is to consolidate Viñedos Puertas in the international market, as a company committed to exceeding the expectations of their customers with high quality products.

Viñedos Puertas mission is to constantly look for the final quality of their wines. Viñedos Puertas work starting with the terroir and varieties, clones and rootstocks selection, according to climate and soil conditions. When the harvest times arrives, they process the grapes in their modern wine cellar equipped with the latest technology and staffed by our highly qualified, top-notch personnel. Viñedos Puertas company operates sustainably and follows ethical practices, directed toward both their employees as well as their clients, in accordance with all current legal norms and regulations.

The fermentation takes places inside temperature-controlled stainless-steel barrels as well as epoxy concrete tanks with temperature-regulating plates. The cooling and heating capacities of the building’s climate-control system are 2,000,000fg/hour (8,000,000BTU/h) and 1,000kcal/h, respectively, which allows us to consistently produce high-quality wines.

The final destination according to them, the wines are stored at controlled temperatures in epoxy cement and/or stainless steel tanks. Reserve wines are kept in barrels made from French oak for a period determined by the oenologist.

The wines are bottled following a schedule based on type and variety. These bottles are then stored in an acclimatized cellar, where they await their final shipment. The shipments are sent to such countries as Germany, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Slovenia, France, the United Kingdom, Japan, Russia, Sweden, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Switzerland.

Very recently, Viñedos Puertas has joined Business News Japan Awards 2020 and won Five GOLD Medal and Two SILVER Medal in this prestigious competition.

Awarded Gold by Business News Japan

Aguanegra Gran Reserva Petit Verdot/ Valle de Curico – 2018

Aguanegra Gran Reserva Malbec Merlot / Valle de Curico – 2015

Aguanegra Gran reserva Cabernet Franc / Valle de Curico – 2016

Tronador Reserva Carmenere Cabernet Sauvignon/ Valle de Curio – 2017

Caballo Azul Reserva Especial / Valle de Curico – 2016

Awarded Silver by Business News Japan

El Milagro Reserva Carmenere / Valle de Curico – 2017

Corona de Aragon Merlot/ Valle de Curico – 2016

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