About Clos des Fous
Nestled within the unparalleled beauty of the vast, Chilean landscape, you'll find the esteemed Clos des Fous winery. Translated to mean 'Vineyard of the Fools', this intriguing vineyard was given its unique name in reference to its founders' audacious decision to follow their dreams in the face of immense diversity. The proud creators, Pedro Parra, François Massoc, Paco Leyton and Albert Cussen, they've truly redefined what is possible in the Chilean wine industry.
Clos des Fous sources grapes from an array of diverse vineyards throughout Chile, which are quintessentially rich in limestone and volcanic compound. What makes it distinctively special is the combination of a cool, maritime influenced climate, as well as high altitude vineyards, which provide ideal conditions for the exquisite production of Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir wines.
The founders' vision is embodied in every aspect of the winery, from the careful nurturing of the grapevines to the meticulous crafting of the wine. Elementing an unique combination of tradition and modernity, they have garnered a well deserved reputation for producing bold wines with incredible character, and complex flavors.
Renowned for their persistent quest for quality, you'll find each glass of wine echoeing the passion and commitment of its creators. The bottles are crafted in small batches and each one is treated as an individual work of art which is a testament to the boutique nature of the Clos des Fous winery. Hand harvested and aged in French oak barrels; you can taste the time, dedication, and heart that goes into every bottle.
However, despite it's considerable success and international acclaim, Clos des Fous remains a winery that is firmly rooted in tradition, authenticity and preservation of the terroir. The owners are deeply committed to their local community, striving to uplift it by providing employment and contributing to local socioeconomic growth. So, the next time you find yourself yearning for a bottle of wine that talks the story of the soil, remember that, in every bottle of Clos des Fous, there's a piece of Chile waiting to be savoured!
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