Falernia Syrah Gran Reserva
100% Syrah. Bright purple in color; elegant nose with black pepper and floral notes. It is full-bodied, well balanced with very soft tannins, spicy and nice fruit character.
Falernia: Altitude with Attitude
Grapes: 100% Syrah
Region: Elqui Valley
Vineyards: Titon / Pedriscal
Exposure: North to South / East to west
Altitude: 1,120 feet / 1,950 feet above sea level
Soil: Decomposed granite and some clay / Alluvial soil, sandy
Vine Age: 15-20 years
Vine Density: 2,000 vines per acre
Time of Harvest: April
Vinification Process: After de-stemming, crushing and cold macerating for 72 hours, fermentation takes place at 22-24 ºC (74-75 ºF) on the skins in stainless steel tanks with pistons breaking the cap 4-6 times a day for the first week.
Aging Process: After full malolactic fermentation 60% of the wine ages in French oak barrels for six to eight months.
Alcohol Content: 14.50%
Winemaker: Giorgio Flessati
Cellaring: Up to four years
|Dimensions||12.6 × 9.4 × 12.0 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case