syrah il gattopardo


Il Gattopardo

Grape variety: Syrah
Denomination: I.G.P. Terre Siciliane
Alcohol: 13.0%
Zone production: (western Sicily) Trapani, Marsala, Salemi and nearby areas
Territory: altitude from 1 50 to 400 m asl, mainly flat terrain with medium-textured soils with a good content of organic matter
Vineyard: vertical shoot positioning trellised vines, with Guyot pruning and 3500/4000 plant density per hectare
Vinification: maceration with the skins 16-18 days at 26° C. Racking, storage and maturation in concrete tanks

Tasting notes
Color: intense red with violet reflections
Smell: spicy, structured with notes of ripe red fruit
Taste: persistent, balanced, supported by a good tannic component
Longevity: 36 months in prosper storage conditions
Serving temperature: 12/14°C
Pairing: it goes well with cold cuts, red meats, game, smoked cheeses and herbs