The Best 'Pais' Of The Holiday Pie
About J. Bouchon
J. Bouchon is a 4th generation, family-owned winery and leads Chile’s wine evolution by revitalizing ancient Pais vines in the Maule Valley to preserve their ancestral viticulture and transform Chile’s modern wine chapter with a reach to the past.
Fast Facts on Pais
- Also known as the ‘Mission grape’, Pais is originally from Castilla La Mancha, Spain and traveled as the Spanish Missionaries migrated across the Atlantic.
- Pais was the first vinifera vine brought to the Americas in the 1500’s.
- Vigorous, productive & tolerant of draught.
- Pais is most planted in Maule Valley, Chile, with many vines over 100 years old.