Casa Donoso was founded in 1989 in the Maule Valley by French impresarios. It is based at the Fundo La Oriental, an estate close to the city of Talca, in the heart of the valley, where they have vines that were planted as much as 80 years ago. This is the Donoso Group’s primary winery, along with San V, Sucesor, and Palmira.
Maule Valley is Chile’s oldest wine region, about 150 miles south of Santiago, and is mainly volcanic soils. Casa Donoso has 4 vineyard areas around the town of Talca.