Harmonium from Firriato is one of the best Sicilian Nero d’Avola wines produced by the assembly of three cru di Nero d'Avola. It is a tribute of love and respect for Nero d’Avola, Sicily’s greatest red grape, which achieves its climax in this interpretation.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Maturation||12 months in French and American durmast barriques followed by at least 6 months in the bottle.|
|Bouquet||Marvelous scents of cherry, prunes, mulberries, blackberries and blackcurrants stand out followed by a duet with fine hints of rhubarb, cinchona, pepper, tobacco, nutmeg and dark chocolate entwined with nuances of minerals and undergrowth.|
|Taste||Power, elegance, lively tannins, matchless softness, freshness, all blended into a balanced and harmonious whole that overwhelms the palate seducing with its limpidity and extraordinary persistence and polish typical of a great wine.|
|Pairs with||Robust Red Meats, Roasts, Game and hard matured Cheeses. Serve at a temperature of 18-20 C.|
|Alcohol||14,5 % vol.|
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.
Harmonium is the successful synthesis of the power of Nero d'Avola grapes and the Firriato style. The goal was to create a cru that offered all the expressions of the richness of such an eclectic vine. The grapes for this wine are from vineyards located at an altitude of 300 m. near the west coast in Sicily. After fermentation the wine has matured for 12 months in French and American durmast barriques followed by at least 6 months in the bottle.
Colour: Ruby with lively violet traces.
Longevity 10-20 years.