It is the result of an act of love for Sicily and its symbolic red grape. You care and passion for a wine that is a masterpiece of balance and harmony. Hence the name Harmonium.
Classification: DOC Sicily
Grape variety: 100% Nero d'Avola
Vineyard location: Agro di Trapani, Borgo Guarini estate
Exposure: North-East (Cru della Ferla), South (Cru della Beccaccia) South-East (Cru della Lepre) at 300 meters above sea level
Soil composition: Medium texture, silty clay
Training system: Espalier with Guyot pruning
N. plants per hectare: 5.000/5.500
Yield per hectare: 6,300 kg
Harvest: Manual harvest. From the first to the last ten days of September depending on the Cru
Fermentation temperature: 24°-26°C
Fermentation period: 14 days
Production technique: Traditional in red in thermo-controlled stainless steel tanks
Malolactic Fermentation: Performed
Maturation: 12 months in French and American barriques
Refinement in the bottle: 20 months
Alcohol content: 14.5% in vol.
Color: deep and deep ruby red
Nose: concentrated and well-defined nuances of morello cherry, wild berries, rhubarb, cloves, aromatic herbs and plum, which alternate and intersect with fascinating hints of licorice, ink and tobacco leaves.
Palate: Rich in pulp, sweet, soft and caressing, it is a masterpiece of balance and harmony. Its personality is powerful and its tannins vigorous and velvety
Pairings: Suitable for dishes based on robust red meats, roasts, game and aged hard cheeses
Glass: Large and transparent long-stemmed glass of medium weight
Serving temperature: 16-18°C.
First vintage produced: 1997
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Winery Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY