TYPE OF WINE
Still red wine
Grapes coming from the vocated IGT area located in the territory of Sicily Region (South-Italy)
In Sicily the main feature is the good exposure and the good ventilation. Vineyards are located in the coastal plains with morainic and alluvial soils, as well as in the hills and highlands with calcareous and clayey terroir. A general good minerality due to the volcanic origin of the great part of the soils.
Syrah is a medium-late ripening grape variety, usually reaches full maturity in the second part of September
Pressing and maceration to extract the colour and soft tannins. Fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks with frequent remontages and pumping over. Wine rests and refines for a short period before bottling.
Dark ruby red with purplish hues
Typical scents and flavors include blackberries, plums, black cherries, dry flowers, spice, licorice and pepper.
Syrah typically has medium tannins and acidity and a strong body, with fruity and spicy aromas and a persistent finish.
Best suited for all types of roasted, grilled or smoked meat dishes, like duck, beef, veal, sausage, barbecue and chicken dishes. It also makes a great wine and food match with rich braised dishes and stewed meats or fishes.