Dirceu Vianna Junior MW
Originally from Brazil, Vianna studied forest engineering and law, before moving to London, where he began to work in the wine trade in 1990. In 2008, he became the first South American male to obtain the title of Master of Wine. He is currently the wine director for UK importer Enotria&Coe, as well as a wine writer, educator, technical consultant and competition judge.
My top three Andeluna, Pasionado, Gualtallary, Argentina 2014
Cabernet Franc seems at home in the highlands of Gualtallary. This is harmonious with a sophisticated structure. A delicious example of Cabernet Franc from the new World. Bravo! 94 Drink 2018-2023
Antucura, Single Vineyard Tani, Vista Flores, Argentina 2016
Aromas are exotic, with notes of dark fruit, cedar, cardamom and black pepper, like Syrah. Ripe and juicy with lots of personality and attractive savoury complexity. 95 Drink 2018-2023
Viña Undurraga, TH, Maipo, Chile 2013
A phenomenal Cabernet Franc that combines the Chilean generosity of fruit with traditional winemaking and the complexity of age. An elegant wine which is ageing gracefully. 92 Drink 2018-2021