Coordinates: 29° 9'57.46"S // 67°29'60.00"O
Chilecito is located 198km from the city of La Rioja and is the second city of the province. It is situated at the foot ofthe Nevado de Famatina mountain (6,200m) in the Antinaco-Los Colorados Valleyand surroundedby the Sierra de Famatina and Sierra de Velasco. It was founded by Domingo de Castro y Bazán in 1715 underthe name of Santa Rita, and was later called Villa Argentina and finally Chilecito.
Coordinates of La Rioja: 29°54'0.62"S // 66°59'55.68"O
In the province of the imposing Talampaya National Park, an eco-tourist circuit allows you to discover the flavour of a truly Argentinean grape: torrontés. The arid mountain terrain is nurtured by the generous desert soilproduces a unique wine: the torrontés of La Rioja.