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Founded in 1880, Santa Rita in Chile's Maipo Valley, was among the first to pioneer plantings of European grape varieties in Chile. In 1980, it was acquired by its present owner, Ricardo Claro, under whom Santa Rita has reaped rewards consolidated its position in the vanguard of Chile's most successful and innovative estates.This wine is a one of their most unique, a Bordeaux style blen using Triple C 2008 is a unique blend of Cabernet Franc (65%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (30%) and Carmenere (5%); arguably the best grapes for Chilean wine.The wine aged 17 months in new oak barrels. Chosen #47 on the Wine Spectator Top 100 for 2013, they scored it 93 points saying "A powerful red, with a surplus of dark plum, blackberry and dark currant flavors that are pure and focused, wrapped in layers of vanilla and cream. The long finish is filled with dark chocolate and wild herb notes. Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenère."