2012 Cæles Syrah from famous Sicilian top producer Firrato. A unique organic Sicilian wine from western Sicily - an area which perfectly enhances all the characteristic qualities of this international grape variety.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine.|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 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 Syrah vines for the Cæles Syrah red wine grow in the vineyards at Firriato’s Baglio Sorìa winery near Trapani in Western Sicily at an altitude 250 m. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by 8 days fermentation on the skins. The wine was matured for 3 months in oak-barriques and 2 months in the bottles.
Colour: Intense red.
Bouquet: Rich with delicious nuances that remind of red fruits, floral notes and spices that enrich its nose profile.
Taste: In the mouth it is delightful, with a mature and pleasant fruit.
Longevity 3-5 years.