Santagostino Rosso Firriato
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.
Classification: IGT Sicilia
Grape varieties: Nero D'Avola - Syrah
Vineyard location: Agro di Trapani - Soria company 100-180 m. s.l.m.
Soil composition: Calcareous clay
Training system: Spurred cordon / Guyot
No. of vineyards per hectare: 5,500 / 6,000
Yield per hectare: 7,000 / 7,300 kg
Harvest: Manual harvest. Nero D'Avola II decade of September, Syrah I decade of September
Fermentation temperature: 24°-26°C
Vinification: Traditional in red in thermo-controlled stainless steel tanks
Fermentation period: 10 days
Maturation: 8 months French and American barrique
Malolactic fermentation: Breakthrough
Aging: 8 months in American oak barrels
Bottle aging: About 6 months
Alcohol content: 14.35% vol.
Total acidity: 6 g/lt (average value)
First harvest produced: 1991
Serving temperature: 16°-18°C
Recommended glass: Slightly bellied ballon
Color: Dense and deep ruby with lively purple traces
Smell: It presents with concentrated and well-defined nuances of morello cherry, berries, rhubarb, cloves, aromatic herbs and plum, which alternate and intersect with fascinating hints of licorice, ink and tobacco leaves
Palate: Soft, soft and caressing, it exhibits its great personality with a strongly Mediterranean imprint, combining with admirable harmony a powerful and exuberant fabric, extraordinary gustatory panache, velvety tannins and rare nobility
Pairings: Suitable for grilled meat dishes, roasts, game and medium-aged cheeses.
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Winery Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY
- Alcohol level
- Nero d'Avola - Syrah
- Terre Siciliane IGT