Flaherty 2009 Limarí Valley

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A red wine blend from the Limari Valley of Chile   34% Syrah 33% Cabernet Sauvignon 33% Carmenere Yield: Syrah: 9.5 tons /ha Cabernet Sauvignon: 7 tons/ha Carmenère: 8 tons/ha 100 % Barrel aged  for 16 Months Total Production: 1,680 bottles (140 cases) Bottled 9 December 2010 Alcohol: 15.2%% (Vol%) Volatile acidity: 0.69 g/l pH    […]

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Wine fair review

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We had a great time pouring at the Feria Vinos de Chile last week. It was fun to chat with many old friends and also meet people trying our wines for the first time. Both our 2009 blends were very well received. And we’re seeing the first feedback in the press. In his review of […]

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Flaherty 2008 Limarí Valley

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A red wine blend from the Limarí Valley of Chile 34% Syrah 33% Cabernet Sauvignon 33% Carmenère 100 % Barrel aged for 14 months Total Production: 1,800 bottles (150 cases) Alcohol                    14.5% (vol. %) Volatile acidity        0.69 g/l pH                           […]

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XI Cata y Vino wine tasting

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We spent last Friday evening and all day Saturday pouring at the eleventh annual Cata y Vino wine tasting. We had a great time meeting the people who stopped by to try our wine, and of course it’s always fun to hang out with the MOVI group. Our room had a live jazz band for […]

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Fermentations, fermentations

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I’m on my own this week with the final fermentations, as Ed is at the London Wine Fair. The Fair is conveniently scheduled in May every year so that it is off season for the Northern Hemisphere wineries, but it is always a bit of a stretch for those of us in the Southern Hemisphere […]

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