Ribeca by Firriato is a Sicilian red wine from Perricone grapes, a variety that is not very widespread today, with a strong, clear and at the same time gentle character. The taste is afascinating, rich and warm with soft and delicate tannins.
Classification DOC Sicilia
Grape varieties Perricone
Vineyards location Agro di Trapani, Pianoro Cuddìa estate
Exposure South, south-west (200 mt. s.l.)
Soil composition Medium mixture with a clayey tendency training system Cordon trained, Guyot
Nr. Vines per hectare 5.000/6.000
Yields per hectare 6.400 kg
Harvest Hand-picking. II decade of September - I decade of October
Fermentation temperature 26°-28°C
Period of fermentation 14 days
Production method Traditional vinification in temperature controlled fermenters followed by malolactic fermentation and maturation in French barriques for 10 mounths
Refinement in the bottle: 20 months
Alcohol 14.78% by vol.
Tasting notes Colour: intense red ruby. Fragrance: woodlands, spices. Flavour: round, warm and soft.
Glass Tulip-shaped goblets of medium size and height
Serving temperature 16/18° C.
Pairing Ideal accompaniment to roast, grilled meat, game and flavoured medium-aged cheese.
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Winery Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY
- Alcohol level
- Sicilia DOC