BRAND HISTORY

1898

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1898

ORIGINAL WINERY BUILDING IS BUILT

Sotero Arizu, one of the forefathers of Argentine winemaking,
builds an old Spanish style winery in the heart of Perdriel,
facing the impressive Cordon del Plata.
This building will be restored by Terrazas to become the estate’s winery.

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1898

1929

VINES PLANTED

Ungrafted Malbec vines planted at the Las Compuertas vineyards in Mendoza

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1929

1945

ALTAMIRA VINEYARDS PLANTED

Ungrafted Malbec vines planted at the Altamira vineyards in Mendoza

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1945

1952

RENAUD POIRIER TRAVELS TO ARGENTINA

Renaud Poirier, chief winemaker at Moët & Chandon, went to Argentina to research the region’s potential for world-class wine production. He met his match in Mendoza, at the foot of the Andes.

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1952

1959

BODEGAS CHANDON SETTLED IN MENDOZA

Moët & Chandon established its first subsidiary company in Argentina. This was also the first French capital winery in South America.

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1959

1999

CREATION OF TERRAZAS DE LOS ANDES

Creation of Terrazas de los Andes and creation of Cheval des Andes
(joint-venture with Château Cheval Blanc)

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1999

2001

RELEASE OF THE FIRST VINTAGE

Release of the first vintage of Cheval des Andes

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2001

CHAMPAGNES

WINES

SPIRITS