Classification: IGT Sicilia
Grape varieties: Nero D'Avola - Syrah
Vineyard location: Agro di Trapani - Soria company 100-180 m. s.l.m.
Soil composition: Calcareous clay
Training system: Spurred cordon / Guyot
No. of vineyards per hectare: 5,500 / 6,000
Yield per hectare: 7,000 / 7,300 kg
Harvest: Manual harvest. Nero D'Avola II decade of September, Syrah I decade of September
Fermentation temperature: 24 ° -26 ° C
Vinification: Traditional in red in thermo-controlled stainless steel tanks
Fermentation period: 10 days
Maturation: 8 months French and American barrique
Malolactic fermentation: Breakthrough
Aging: 8 months in American oak barrels
Bottle aging: About 6 months
Alcohol content: 14.35% vol.
Total acidity: 5.25 g / lt (average value)
First harvest produced: 1991
Vintage production: 400,000 bottles
Serving temperature: 16 ° -18 ° C
Recommended glass: Slightly bellied ballon
Color: Dense and deep ruby with lively purple traces.
Smell: It presents with concentrated and well-defined nuances of morello cherry, berries, rhubarb, cloves, aromatic herbs and plum, which alternate and intersect with fascinating hints of licorice, ink and tobacco leaves.
Palate: Soft, soft and caressing, it exhibits its great personality with a strongly Mediterranean imprint, combining with admirable harmony a powerful and exuberant fabric, extraordinary gustatory panache, velvety tannins and rare nobility.
Pairing: Suitable for grilled meat dishes, roasts, game and medium-aged cheeses.
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Winery Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY