Don Melchor

About Don Melchor

Don Melchor produces some of the most consistently highly rated Cabernet Sauvignon in the world. Helmed by Enrique Tirado, working hand in hand with top Bordeaux consultant Eric Boissenot, this Alto Maipo Valley estate sits 650 metres above sea level on an ancient alluvial terrace left by retreating Andean glaciers. Planted almost entirely (90%) with Cabernet Sauvignon, Dol Melchor's terroir is the ideal combination of rocky soils and cooling breezes blowing down from the Andes for these 30-year-old vines.


One of the select group of Chilean estates pioneering utterly world-class wines alongside the likes of Seña, Almaviva and Viña Chadwick. Don Melchor is simply "the benchmark for Chilean wine", according to Wine Advocate. Decanter has drawn a direct parallel between the quality of Don Melchor and the best Cabernet Sauvignon terroirs of the world, asserting that Don Melchor “stands next to the best wines in the world based on Cabernet Sauvignon, including those of Bordeaux and the Napa Valley” (Decanter).

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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (6x75cl)

Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (96)

This is from one of the coolest vintages in memory but delivers fresh tobacco and currant aromas and flavors. Full body, chewy tannins and plenty of currant leaf and stone character. A structured and very solid Don Melchor. 91% cabernet sauvignon and 9% cabernet franc. Drink or hold.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 96 (JS) Read Review/Description HK$6,200.00
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 (6x75cl)

Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Wonderful aromas of stones, mint and blackcurrants. Sweet tobacco. Tile and rust. So aromatic. This is the best Don Melchor I have ever tasted. Full body, very soft yet firm and silky. It has tension, intensity and balance. Drink or hold.
In Stock in United Kingdom

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description HK$5,360.00
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 (6x75cl)

Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

Fantastic aromas of blackcurrants and other dark fruit with crushed stone, iron and oysters, following through to a full body that shows incredible energy and depth, offering ripe yet fresh fruit, together with bright herbs and earth. Precision and balance of the intensity of the vintage. Layered. Perhaps the greatest Don Melchor ever made. Try after 2022.
In Stock in United Kingdom

Central Valley 6x75cl 4 99 (JS) Read Review/Description HK$4,615.00
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (6x75cl)

Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

This is amazing. The vibrancy and energy in this wine is stunning. The complexity of aromas are breathtaking with flowers, blackcurrants, raspberries and peaches. Full-bodied, yet ever so refined and polished with impeccable texture and beauty. The length is marvelous. This is a testimony to balance, harmony and transparency in a great red. Drink after 2023.
In Stock in Singapore

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description HK$4,980.00
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)

Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Very perfumed and aromatic with blackcurrant, sweet-tobacco and Spanish-cedar character. Full-bodied with ultra fine tannins that build on the palate and take the fruit and other flavors to an endless finish. More refined than the perfect 2018 and almost as compelling. Drink in 2023 or after.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
12-14 weeks

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description HK$5,120.00

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