Santagostino Rosso Firriato



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Santagostino Rosso Firriato

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It is even more intense and with a deep ruby red colour, beautiful notes of mature red fruits, and an underlying hint of spices conferred by these exceptional grapes. The palate notes the caressing elegant tannins that give it a long, warm persistent finish, making it stand out in a world context. 

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14,80 € tax incl.

  • 2013

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Classification IGT Sicilia 
Grape varieties 50% Nero D'Avola - 50% Syrah 
Vineyards location Territory of Trapani, Soria Estate 100-180 mt. a.s.l. 
Soil composition clayey and calcareous 
Training system Cordon trained, spur pruned / Guyot 
Nr vines per hectare n° 5.500/6.000 
Yields per hectare 7.300 kg 
Harvest Hand-picking Nero D'Avola III decade of September Syrah I - II decade of September 
Fermentation temperature 25°-27°C 
Producion method Traditional vinification in temperature-controlled fermenters followed by malolactic fermentation and maturation in French and American barriques for 8 months 
Period of fermentation 12 days 
Maturation 8 months in French and American barriques 
Alcohol 14,5 % by vol. 
Tasting notes Deep ruby red colour, beautiful notes of mature red fruits (cherry, strawberry) and hints of spices. Warm persistent finish . 
Production 450.000 bottles 
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.