Failla Wines – Sonoma Coast , California . USA
Ehren Jordan's an extremly talented winemaker . After advancing through the company to winemaker at Joseph Phelps ,he then moved to Europe to work for Jon Luc Columbo in the Rhone.On returning to the US he made wine at Neyers and then at Turley. Failla (pronounced FAY-la) was originally founded as Failla Jordan in 1998,and then just Failla from 2002. Ehren spent several years looking for unique, cool-climate Pinot Noir sources.The Failla Estate Vineyard consists of 11 acres of organically farmed Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. Single vineyards sites in Sonoma Coast , Santa Rita Hills & Russian River . Chardonnay is produced with native yeast fermentations, 100% malolactic fermentation with no battonage. The wines are unfined and unfiltered. Pinot Noir is also fermented with native yeasts, pressed gently with a basket press, and are never racked, fined or filtered. Single-vineyard Pinot Noirs include 5%-10% whole cluster and are aged 12 months in 25%-30% new French oak barrels. A member of IPOB – in pursuit of balance .
“Failla is a reference point winery for the Sonoma Coast. This is as good as it gets.”
— Antonio Galloni, July 2013
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