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.
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CLASSIFICATION: I.G.T. Sicilian lands
PRODUCTION AREA: Agro di Trapani - Tenuta Borgo Guarini
SOIL TYPE: Medium mixture tending to clayey
EXPOSURE: North (300 meters above sea level)
TRAINING SYSTEM: espalier with Guyot pruning
PLANTS PER HECTARE: 4.500 / 5.000
YIELD PER HECTARE: 7.000 / 7.500 kg
HARVEST: Manual harvest. The end of August
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 24 ° C
FERMENTATION PERIOD: 10 days
VINIFICATION: Traditional red maceration in thermo-controlled stainless steel fermenters
AGING: 6 months in American oak barrels
REFINEMENT IN BOTTLE: 3 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.80% vol.
PH: 3.54 (medium value)
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.13 g / l (average value)
FIRST HARVEST PRODUCED: 2012
VINTAGE PRODUCTION: 110,000 bottles
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C
RECOMMENDED GLASS: Medium in size, just bellied
Color: intense ruby red.
Smell: announces its presence with suggestions of ripe fruit modulated by light shades of vanilla and spices.
Palate: expression of the international grape variety par excellence that has found its ideal habitat in the Sicilian terroir: from a combination of excellence, a wine with great personality and unquestionable charm.
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Srl - Paceco - Italy