Falernia Number One
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Syrah, and 25% Carmenere. Deep ruby red in color, with clear aromas of red berries and hints of vanilla, white chocolate, and pepper. Full-bodied on the palate, with a touch of red fruit character.
Falernia: Altitude with Attitude
Grapes: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Syrah, and 25% Carmenere
Region: Elqui Valley
Vineyards: From the Pedregal and TitonVineyards
Altitude: 985-1,970 feet above sea level
Soil: Sandy/Gravelly terrain
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 15 years
Time of Harvest: April
Yield per Vine: 4.4 lbs. per vine
Vinification Process: The grapes are hand-picked and gently crushed before undergoing 48 hours of maceration at low temperature. Fermentation takes place at 22-24°C for 10 days, then another week of maceration after fermentation. Full malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Aging Process: All the wines matured separately in French oak barrels (Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah) and American barrels (Carmenere) for 12 months. The wines are blended and spend another three months in tank and before bottling.
Alcohol Content: 14.50%
Winemaker: Giorgio Flessati
Cellaring: Up to five years
|Dimensions||8.3 × 6.1 × 6.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case