Kaiken winery is the last bet for prestigious Chilean enologist Aurelio Montes, who is founder of Viña Montes (1986) located in Colchagua Valley, Chile, and Montes USA (2006) in Napa Valley, USA. Located in Vistalba, the heart of wine country in Luján de Cuyo, in an older winery from 1930 founded by an Italian family, Calise. The total capacity of the winery is 6,000,000 liters.
However, the total production of Kaiken winery is around 1,800,000 liters. They use concrete tanks for the fermentation and aging of the wine. The 1,500 french oak barrels are saved in four different cellars. The grapes are distributed in vineyards throughout 70 hectors of land in Agrelo and 150 hectors in Uco Valley. The winery gets its name from the Kaikens (wild geese) that fly over Patagonia between Chile and Argentina.MENDOZA WINERY