Santa Rita is a Chilean winery that was founded in 1880 in the Maipo Valley, about 40 km south of Santiago. The winery has a long history of winemaking, and today it is one of the largest and most respected wineries in Chile, with vineyards in some of the country's most important wine regions.
Santa Rita produces a wide range of wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc, among others. The winery is known for its commitment to sustainable farming practices, which include using natural fertilizers, reducing water consumption, and minimizing the use of pesticides and herbicides.
One of the most famous wines from Santa Rita is the Casa Real Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is made from grapes grown in the Alto Jahuel vineyard in the Maipo Valley and is aged for 18 months in French oak barrels. It has received numerous awards and accolades, including high ratings from wine critics such as Wine Spectator and Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.