Tipe of wine: Red
Grapes Variety: Syrah
Aging process: 4 months in bottle
Color: Ruby red with violet reflections
Aroma of hints of ripe fruit and licorice note.
Flavor Balanced on taste, full body.
Alcohol content: 13,5%
Gastronomic accompaniments: Pasta with tomato sauce and red meet
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Various the origins of this vine that sinks its origins in ancient civilizations. But we want to think that Syrah is linked to the Syracuse area. It is said that fù the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus to import the vine out of Egypt with the intention of cultivating it in Gaul. Going from Syracuse Roman legions left some grape Syrah. Here he puts down solid roots.
Features: The leaf is medium-large, pentagonal, three-lobed or five-lobed. The bunch is medium, of elongate and cylindrical shape, semispargolo, in some cases winged, and the peduncle is visible. The berries are medium or medium-small, oval. The skin is blue, waxy, not very consistente. Il syrah is characterized by a good and constant production. It has good resistance to weather conditions, but is sensitive to water stress, and chlorosis.
|Classification||I.G.T. Terre Siciliane|
|First year of production||Year 2005|
|Production Area||Contrada Senia a Chiaramonte Gulfi (RG), Contrada Bastonaca Vittoria (RG); Eastern Sicily|
|Growth system||Espallier, cordon rammed|
|Planting density||4000 vines/hectare|
|Yield for hectare||70-80 Q.li/Ha|
|Harvest period||Second decade of October|
|Vinification||Destemming and alcoholic fermentation with the skins occurs for 5 days at 25°-28° degrees.|
|Fermentation temperature||25°/ 28° C|
|Maturation||10 months in stainless steel vats|
|Aging process||Bottle-aged for 4 months.|
|Color||Intense ruby red with violet reflections.|
|Aroma||Persistent bouquet,passionate with hints of very ripe black fruits such as blueberry, blackberry and marked spicy note of black pepper and licorice.|
|Flavor||Balanced, full, persistent with an almost velvety tannin that introduces the notes of fruity and spicy. Of great thickness. The taste of ripe fruit is found in the taste|
|Alcohol content||13.5% Vol.|
|Bottle||Bordolese Standard 75cl|
|Conservation||Bottle to be laid in horizontal position|
|Confezione||Cardbooard box of 6 bottles|
|Serving temperature||16/18 °C|
|Gastronomic accompaniments||Pairings, perfect with red meats and game. Excellent with pasta based on tomato sauce|
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The farm Mortilla is a modern company, but with an history ancient of making wine, dated roughly around 1850. A rich history of anecdotes and memories of the times that were ...
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