The Syrah from the renowned Sicilian wine producer Cantine Fina is a dark red wine made from the international Syrah grape grown in and reflecting the Sicilian terroir, where this grape sort performs excellently in the warm climate. This is a fruity, soft and fresh young wine, robust and well-structured; with an intense aroma with hints of spices, in particular black pepper stands out.
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|Classification||Terre Siciliane I.G.P.|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Maturation||Twelve months in oak barriques.|
|Bouquet||Blackberries and violet flowers.|
|Taste||Robust and well-structured with an intense and fruity aroma with hints of small black fruits and spices, in particular black pepper stands out. It has a good structure and persistence; it is soft and quite fresh with a medium tannicity.|
|Pairs with||Seasoned cheeses and meat, with pasta with tomato sauce, venison or wild boar casserolel as with stewed meat. Serving temperature 16-20 °C|
The Cantine Fina follows a tradition of winemaking that started thousands of years ago when the Greek and Phoenician settlements on the Sicilian west coast started the cultivation of grapes.
The vines for the Syrah red wine grow in the Cantine Fina vineyards in the highlands outside Marsala near the sea on the west coast of Sicily at an altitude of 350 m. The vineyards therefore benefits from two climate related moderators - its altitude, where it can take advantage of the sea breezes and the significant temperature compensator, which is the sea itself.
The harvesting is done manually followed by careful sorting and destemming of the grapes. Fermentation is done on the skins in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Maturation takes place partly in steel tanks and partly in French oak barriques for 12 months.
Longevity 3-5 years.