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Syrah Desertico

Syrah Desertico

One of the most loved invasive varieties that in our land produces great quality wines. Velvety with intriguing spicy notes, the Syrah Desertico Mandrarossa is a red that captivates from the first sip. Named after the dry Saharan lands, from which the warm Sirocco winds reach our coasts.

Formats 75 cl
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Territory of origin

Menfi, south-west of Sicily

Grape variety

100% Syrah

Classification

Red Sicilia DOC

Harvest time

1st week of september

Vinification

After a maceration for 6/8 days at 22-25°C, maturing requires 3-5 months in steel vats.

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100% Syrah

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south and south-east facing hills on medium-textured soils.

Altitude

100 - 400mt above sea level

Vine density

Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4300-4700 plants/ha.

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

13,5% vol

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Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

The wine is intense ruby-red in colour with purplish reflections. On the nose it is fruity and floral, with notes of carobs and figs, scents of elder and lavender. On the palate it is velvety, with notes of ripe red fruits.

Fresh

Structured

Smoothie

Tannic

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Semi-aged cheese

Semi-aged cheese

Baked pasta and meat ragout

Baked pasta and meat ragout

Meat rolls

Meat rolls

Products

The ability
to choose

The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.