Grus | Viñedos de Alcohuaz

Grus is named after a constellation visible above the Elqui Valley, whose clear skies are prized by stargazers. It’s a blend of Syrah, Garnacha, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot, grown at over 1700 metres altitude, where the grapes become fully ripe without losing their refreshing acidity.

Region:

Elqui

Appellation:

Elqui Valley

Variety / Blend:

Petit Verdot: Petit Sirah: Grenache: 50% Syrah:

Climate:

Continental, semi-arid

Soils:

Decomposed granite

Farming:

Uncertified organic and biodynamic

Altitude:

1,700 – 2,200 metres

Fermentation:

Foot-trodden in stone lagares, wild yeast ferment

Ageing:

12 months concrete eggs

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