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El Necio 2015 Reserva Syrah

Producer Info
  • Christopher Ermisch was the original founder of Bodega Calle, along with Elvira Calle, a well-known local businesswoman and philanthropist.
  • Named Alberti 154 as it is the address of the winery in the district of Lújan de Cuyo. Dating to 1925, it resides on what's now on a residential street on the corner of 3 other founding wineries of this classic zone known as Drummond.
  • A small-lot, gravity-flow, red wine production studio, Bodega Calle places great emphasis on gently crafting wines with regional distinction and grand personality.
About the Wine

2015 marks the ninth Syrah vintage at Bodega Calle. Access to a superb vineyard in Agrelo allows us to make a small quantity of concentrated, memorable wine. Organic farming.

Vintage: 2015 | Wine Type: Red Wine 
Varietal: Syrah
Origin: Argentina | Appellation: Alto Agrelo 
Elaboration: Hand picked fruit. Fermented in wide top concrete tanks, and aged 12 months with French oak.   
Conservation: Drink now through 2019
Winemaker: Pablo Laborde & Kirk Ermisch

Tasting Notes 

"Garnet color.  Peppery aromas and flavors of overripe strawberries and pink peppercorn with a lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a long blackberry pie and tar finish with chewy, grippy tannins and light oak.  A peppery Syrah with ample fruit."  ~Tastings.com  

Technical Data

Production: 400 cases | Alcohol: 14.0% | TA:  | Residual Sugar:  | pH: 

Press & Points

2017 - 90 Points, Wine Advocate
2014 - 90 Points, Tastings.com, Best Buy
2012 - 89 Points, Wine Advocate
2010 - 90 Points, Wine Advocate
2009 - 90 Points, Wine Advocate

 
El Necio 2015 Reserva Syrah