Red • IGP Terre Siciliane
A wine of character and a very pleasant impact, with its nuances of red fruit and spicy notes. The skillful use of wood has outlined the great character and the dense and soft tannins.
Wine Type: RED
Grapes: 50% Nero d’Avola, 50% Syrah
Area of Production: Agrigento area, south west Sicily
Soil Type: sandy-silt soils, of medium consistency with an alkaline reaction
Altitude of vineyards: from 250 m to 400 m a.s.l.
Averageage of vines: 15 years
Training System: predominantly vertical shoot positioning (VSP) with renewable spurred cordon espalier
Yield/hectare: 8 tonnes
Harvest: Syrah grapes are picked in September; Nero d’Avola at the beginning of October
Fermentation: in small steel and cement tanks at 26 ºC with 4 pump-overs daily
Malolactic fermentation: totally carried out
Ageing: 12 months in French oak casks
Maceration: 12 days
Bottle Ageing: 12 months before release
ravioli with ricotta cheese and pork sauce, cavati pasta with black Nebrodi pig, stewed wild boar liver, paprika goulash, lamb leg stuffed with herbs. Also amazing with hard, matured and spicey cheeses.