Falernia Syrah Reserva
100% Syrah. Bright and deep in color. On the nose, red fruit, black pepper, meaty and spicy aromas. On the palate it is full bodied, dark fruit flavors and a spicy, peppery, gently smoked leather notes in the aftertaste.
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: 10-15 years
Vine Density: 2,000 vines per acre
Time of Harvest: April
Vinification Process: The grapes are de-stemmed, crushed and cold macerated for 72 hour at 10ºC. Fermentation takes place on the skins in stainless steel tanks with pistons at 20-22ºC, breaking the cap 3-4 times a day for the first week with pistons only.
Aging Process: After the malolactic fermentation, 30% of the wine is matured in French and American oak barrels for five months.
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
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