First harvest Septem- ber 11, thinning of July 28. Pied de cuve. Second harvest Sep- tember 14, thinning of July 28. Third harvest Septem- ber 17, thinning of July 28. Fermentation in cement tanks. Malolactic fer- mentation. Refining in steel tanks. Wine without added sulfites. Alcohol/vol 14.11%, aci- dity 5.28 and ph 3.34. Red purple dress. Notes of leather. Sen- sations of cleanliness, scent of violet. Wine that reminds of a ripe grape. Family’s label. Recommended service temperature 18°C. To drink for the next 15 years.

 

First harvest Septem- ber 11, thinning of July 28. Pied de cuve. Second harvest Sep- tember 14, thinning of July 28. Third harvest Septem- ber 17, thinning of July 28. Fermentation in cement tanks. Malolactic fer- mentation. Refining in steel tanks. Wine without added sulfites. Alcohol/vol 14.11%, aci- dity 5.28 and ph 3.34. Red purple dress. Notes of leather. Sen- sations of cleanliness, scent of violet. Wine that reminds of a ripe grape. Family’s label. Recommended service temperature 18°C. To drink for the next 15 years.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND NOTES

Physical characteristics and notes

Fermentation: Without added sulfites, spontaneous fermentation, unfiltered.
Color
: deep purple-red.

Bouquet: enveloping with notes of berries.
Taste: rich and incisive. Firm and well-balanced tannins.

Recommended temperature:

18°C

Serving suggestions:

Roasts, game and mild cheese.

Technical data

Varietal: Syrah 100%
Origin: Contrada Virzì, Monreale, Palermo

Foglio di Mappa 142
Exposure: South
Altitude: 300 m above sea level
Soil: Sandy-clay
Training system: Simple Guyot espalier
Density: 5,000 plants per hectare
Year of planting: 2000
Harvest:  End of August
Yield: 40 hl/hectare

Vinification and ageing: Spontaneous fermentation on a pied de cuve of our grapes, without sulfur dioxide, in cement vats. Up to 12 days of temperature controlled maceration. Unfiltered and with no added sulfur dioxide.

Ageing: 2 years in steel tank and 6 month in bottles

Capacity: 75 cl. – 150 cl.

PRIZES
  • Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 – Siriki 2014 – Medal Bronze
  • Mundus Vini 2017 – Siriki 2014 – Medaglia d’Oro
  • Challenge International du Vin 2017 – Siriki 2014 – Medaglia d’Oro