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Tococo

Viñedos de Alcohuaz

Tococo Bottle
Appellation
Elqui Valley
Variety
Syrah
Age of Vines
9-14
Farming
Practicing organic and biodynamic
Soil
Sand, decomposed granite
Altitude
1788 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, destemmed, natural yeast fermentation in stone lagars, crushed by foot
Aging
23 months in Stockinger foudres

Overview

A furtive and primarily terrestrial species of bird native to the Elqui Valley, Tococo is also a single vineyard Syrah from Viñedos de Alcohuaz made from vines planted at 1788 meters above sea level. Syrah is the most significant grape variety planted on the estate and it forms the backbone of both Grus, Rhu as well as this limited single vineyard bottling.

Ratings & Reviews

93+

2016 Tococo

Source: WA

92

2015 Tococo

Source: WA

Elqui Valley, Chile
  • Location
    Elqui Valley, Chile
  • Appellation
    Elqui Valley
  • Proprietor
    Alvaro & Patricio Flaño
  • Winemaker
    Marcelo Retamal
  • Size / Elevation
    20 hectares / 1720-2206 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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