El Necio 2017 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
  • 2017 marks the tenth Syrah vintage at Bodega Calle. Access to a superb vineyard in Altamira allows us to make a small quantity of concentrated, memorable wine. Organic farming.

Vintage: 2017 | Wine Type: Red Wine
Varietal: Syrah
Origin: Argentina | Appellation: Single Vineyard, Altamira, Uco Valley
Elaboration: Hand picked fruit. Fermented in wide top concrete tanks, and aged 12 months with French oak.   
Winemaker: C. Ermisch and Guillermo Heras

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.”  – BTI, Beverage Testing Institute

TECHNICAL DATA

Production: 400 cases | Alcohol: 14.0% | TA: 6.5 g/l | Residual Sugar: <.2 g/l  | pH: 3.6

PRESS & POINTS

2017 – 90 Points, Wine Advocate
2015 – 92 Points, Andreas Larsson
2014 – 90 Points, BTI, Best Buy
2012 – 89 Points, Wine Advocate
2010 – 90 Points, Wine Advocate
2009 – 90 Points, Wine Advocate

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