Altavilla della Corte Syrah Firriato
Among the international vines, Syrah has found in the Tenuta di Borgo Guarini, on the western coast of Sicily, an ideal habitat to express all the characteristics that distinguish it. The deep ruby red mantle of Altavilla della Corte Syrah anticipates the typical spicy notes of the grape's bouquet and stands out for its warm and Mediterranean soul.
APPELLATION: IGT Terre Siciliane
GRAPE VARIETY: Syrah
VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani countryside - Borgo Guarini Estate
SOIL COMPOSITION: Mid-mixture, mostly clayey
EXPOSURE: the vineyards have a Northerly exposure (300 metres above sea level)
TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon trained, spur pruned / Guyot
VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 4.500/5.000
YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 7.000/7.500 kg
HARVEST PERIOD: Hand-picking - End of August
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 24°C
PERIOD OF FERMENTATION: 10 days
VINIFICATION: Vinification is carried out in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature, according to tradi tional red wine vinification method
MATURATION: Three months in durmast middle-sized barriques
MATURATION BOTTLE: 6 months
ALCOHOL: 13.80 % vol.
PH: 3.46 (average)
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.65 g/l (average)
FIRST PRODUCED VINTAGE: 2012
VINTAGE PRODUCTION: 110.000 bottles
COLOR: Intense ruby red color.
NOSE: It announces its presence with mature fruit suggestions modulated by light shades of vanilla and spices.
PALATE: Elegant and embracing tannins, with their excellent and delicated persistence, make this robustly structured wine more and more precious.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°C
RECCOMENDED GLASS: Medium-sized, slightly rounded bowl
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Srl - Paceco - Italy
- Alcohol level
- Terre Siciliane IGT