LA ESPERA RESERVA SYRAH

VARIETY

100% Syrah

VARIETY

100% Syrah

VINEYARDS

Located in 25 de Mayo – San Rafael at 850 mts. on a hill. Selection from a parcel characterized by a soil profile of sand and clay mixed with round rocks. Debudding, leave thinning and cluster thinning lead to yields of 8000kg per ha. French rooted vines planted in 2003, conducted on a vsp and irrigated by drip irrigation.

VINEYARDS

Located in 25 de mayo – san rafael at 850 mts on a hill. Selection from a parcel characterized by a soil profile of sand and clay mixed with round rocks. Debudding, leave thinning and cluster thining lead to yields of 8000kg per ha. French rooted vines planted in 2003, conducted on a vsp and irrigated by drip irrigation

HARVESTING

By hand in small cases of 16 kgs.

HARVESTING

By hand in small cases of 16 kgs.

WINEMARKING

Selection and destemming. Fermentation takes place in small concrete tanks at controlled temperatures (25°) with selected yeasts. After a maceration period of 20 days the wine does spontaneous malolactic fermentation. All of the wine is aged in American (30%) and French (70%) oak barrels of 225 lts during 12 months. Clarified, lightly filtered and bottled. Bottle aged for at least 12 months prior to being released.

WINEMARKING

Selection and destemming. Fermentation takes place in small concrete tanks at controlled temperatures (25°) with selected yeasts. After a maceration period of 20 days the wine does spontaneous malolactic fermentation. All of the wine is aged in American (30%) and French (70%) oak barrels of 225 lts during 12 months. Clarified, lightly filtered and bottled. Bottle aged for at least 12 months prior to being released.

AGING

12 months in 225 lts first and second use oak barrels.

AGING

12 months in 225 lts first and second use oak barrels.

TASTING NOTES

Deep red colour with violet reflections. The nose is ripe with fruit aromas of plumb, black fruit, pepperand a subtle liquorice. Coffee and chocolate notes are added by the aging in oak. The mouthfeel is good balanced, strong bodied and has a long finish.

TASTING NOTES

Deep red colour with violet reflections. The nose is ripe with fruit aromas of plumb, black fruit, pepperand a subtle liquorice. Coffee and chocolate notes are added by the aging in oak. The mouthfeel is good balanced, strong bodied and has a long finish.