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Kalfu, Sumpai Syrah
Sumpai Syrah

 

Tasting Notes: “Kalfu” means “blue” in the language of the indigenous Mapuche tribe of coastal Chile near Leyda. Here, the 600 miles of ocean and sky meet in a myriad of blue, azure, and aquamarine, and create a remarkable environment for achieving winemaker Alejandro Galaz’s primary goal: making elegant, cool-climate wines. This wine is a deep violet red. Notes of wild Chilean black berries complemented by herbal notes. Medium-bodied, with crisp acidity and great freshness and a soft, elegant background from the French oak barrels, blending together spices with wild fruits.

Location Leyda Valley, Chile. Soil Alluvial hillside, loamy soil with stones
Estate Viña Ventisquero. Vine Training: Traditional
Density: 5,000 vines per hectare
Age: 7 years old
Winemaker Alejandro Galaz. Vinification Cold soaking for 1 week. Slow and soft extraction to controlled temperature.
Varietals 100% Syrah Barrel Burgundy French Oak
Residual Sugar 2.5 grams per liter Maturation 12 months in the barrel
12 months in the bottle
Acidity 5.99 grams per liter Vintage Production 250 cases
Alcohol 13.5% by volume Foot Fairing Pasta, white meat, and sausages
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