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Collier Falls

2012 Syrah du Solel, Sonoma Coast Sues Block - Collier Falls Vineyards

In 1996 Susan Collier and Carolyn Coryelle met in vitculture college and became best friends. Sue went on to grow grapes for Collier Falls and helped plant Syrah for Carolyn's Sonoma Coast vineyardon what's know today as "Sue's Block". Sue passed away from ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) in 2007 and this rich, luxurious mountain Syrah is a tribute to her. 100% of the proceeds from this wine will be donated to ALS research.

AVA: Sonoma Coast

Blend: 100.0 % Syrah

Harvest Date: October 05 2012

Harvest Sugar: 25.8 Brix

Bottling Date: July 2014

Release Date: November 2014

pH: 3.64

TA: 0.75 mg/100mL

Alcohol: % 14.5

Aging: 20 months in French and American oak (one-third new barrels).

Fermentation: Cold soaked for 48 hours. Extended maceration on the skins for one week. Pumped over twice daily during fermentation.

Racked: Twice during the aging process and once at bottling.

Cases: 96 cases produced.

Retail Price: $50.00  This product is not elegible for discounts.