CLASSIFICATION: I.G.T. Sicilian lands
VINES: Cabernet Sauvignon
PRODUCTION AREA: Agro di Trapani - Tenuta Borgo Guarini
SOIL TYPE: Calcareous clay
EXPOSURE: South / South West (250 meters a.s.l.)
TRAINING SYSTEM: Espalier with spurred cordon / Guyot pruning
PLANTS PER HECTARE: 5.000 / 6.000
YIELD PER HECTARE: 7.800 / 8.200 kg
HARVEST: Manual harvest. II decade of September.
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 24°-26°C
FERMENTATION PERIOD: From 10 to 12 days
VINIFICATION: Traditional in red in thermo-controlled stainless steel tanks
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: Breakthrough
AGING: 7 months in French and American oak barrels
REFINEMENT IN BOTTLE: About 6 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.80% vol.
PH: 3.48 (medium value)
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.93 g/l (medium value)
COLOR: Deep and deep ruby with a purple rim.
SMELL: Nose totally enraptured by the seductive aromas of cherries, blueberries, blackberries and rhubarb, wrapped in warm hints of dark chocolate, juniper berries and tobacco. A bouquet that only Cabernet Sauvignon is capable of giving.
PALATE: The red berry comes in a soft and captivating liquid form, and made irresistible by fresh and velvety tannins, which embrace a balanced acidity and a sensual taste.
FIRST HARVEST PRODUCED: 1989
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16°-18°C
RECOMMENDED GLASS: Wide ballon, with well-structured wines
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY