Falernia Carménère “Pedriscal” Reserva
100% Carménère. Dark brilliant red color, the bouquet has notes of red fruit and toasted elegant vanilla notes. On the palate, the wine is balanced and structure, with very ripe tannins.
Falernia: Altitude with Attitude
Grapes: 100% Carménère (60% “Appassimento”)
Region: Elqui Valley
Vineyards: From the Pedrega Vineyard
Altitude: 2,130 feet above sea level
Soil: Sandy/Gravelly terrain
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 10 years
Time of Harvest: April
Yield per Vine: 4.4 lbs. per vine
Vinification Process: After selection on the shorting table grapes where softly de-stemmed and gently crushed, then cold macerated for three days in stainless steel tanks before inoculation of the fermentation with selected yeast. Tanks with pistons on top are used for punching down the cap in order to have better color and tannins extractions. After full malolactic the wine was barrel aged for 12 months in new American oak barrels made from a French company before finishing and bottling.
Aging Process: The wine undergoes 12 months in American oak barrels.
Alcohol Content: 15.00%
Winemaker: Giorgio Flessati
Cellaring: Up to five years
|Dimensions||9.3 × 6.1 × 6.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case