Altavilla della Corte Cabernet Sauvignon Firriato
Perfect combination of quality and tradition, Altavilla della Corte Cabernet Sauvignon di Firriato expresses itself in the maximum of its personality to pay homage to the French native land and the adoptive one, Sicily.
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
- Alcohol level
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Terre Siciliane IGT