Falernia Carménère Reserva
100% Carménère. The color is brilliant and deep, while the nose is very intense and fruity with vanilla and chocolates notes. On the palate the wine shows incredible softness and body.
Falernia: Altitude with Attitude
Grapes: 100% Carménère
Region: Elqui Valley
Vineyards: Pedriscal – Compañía
Altitude: 1,950 feet above sea level
Soil: Alluvial soil, sandy
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 15-20 years
Vine Density: 2,000 vines per acre
Time of Harvest: Early June
Vinification Process: The grapes are de-stemmed and crushed. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at 22-24ºC (79-82ºF) with enzymes for color extraction and selected yeasts; 100% malolactic fermentation.
Aging Process: 70% of the wine ages in stainless steel tanks and 30% ages in French and American oak barrels for four month to give complexity to the wine’s character. After blending the wine is clarified, gently filtered and bottled.
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
Winemaker: Giorgio Flessati
Cellaring: Up to five years
|Dimensions||12.6 × 9.4 × 12.0 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case