The Camelot a Bordeaux style red wine made from Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes by one of Sicily’s largest wine producers – the famous Firriato. This wine, which has become a “cult” wine, is a Sicilian interpretation of a French Bordeaux blend wine. It is a full-body wine with a complex bouquet. It is mouth filling and soft with lively fresh and dynamic acidity and lavishly refined tannins.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot|
|Maturation||Nine months in French durmast barriques followed by 6 months in the bottles.|
|Pairs with||Suitable for dishes made of robust red meat, roasts, game and hard cheeses. Serve at a temperature of 16 ° -18 ° C.|
The Firriato company is one of the largest wine producers in Sicily, currently owning 6 wineries located in various parts of Sicily with very different terroir, which allows the company to produce very different wines. The philosophy has since the start of the company in the 1980’ies been to produce high quality wines, mainly based on indigenous grapes. The innovative Firriato wines have significantly supported the fame and global acceptance of Sicilian wines and made Firriato one of the most famous Sicilian wine producers.
The elegance of Camelot is the result of the long search for over 20 years that Firriato has devoted to guaranteeing the best conditions for the growing of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vines. It is a pleasant intense and vibrant wine. Tasting it means savoring the taste of the native land.
Color: Intense ruby.
Bouquet: Full and complex bouquet that opens with extremely fine fruity hints of blueberries, raspberries and wild strawberries that make way to delicious hints of cherries and black cherry jam, cinnamon, cocoa, eucalyptus, mint and herbs of the Mediterranean maquis.
Taste: Mouthfilling and soft, with a great taste profile, thanks to the marvelous and intact fruit, masterfully balanced with lively fresh and dynamic acidity and lavish refined tannins.
Longevity 10-20 years.