Wine

2010

Sallier de la Tour Syrah

Syrah / Shiraz

750 ML

$13.99

Product Description

The Syrah represents for the Sallier de La Tour Company the international variety which has demonstrated throughout the years, and more than the others, certain productive assurances of great success and interest. The Company, when the wine production still wasnt a true reality, was already studying with its technicians the behaviour of the Syrah, varying the density of the plantings and the training systems us. Technical Details Grapes: Syrah. Appellation: Syrah I.G.T. Sicilia. Vine Growing Area: Pernice Estate - Monreale (PA) - Sicily. Training System: Espalier. Pruning System: Spurred Cord. Vines per Ha: 4,000. Yields per Ha: 7.5 t. Fermentation: Traditional in red. Fermentation Temperature: 28°C. Duration of Fermentation: 20 days. Malolactic Fermentation: Totally developed. Ageing: 12 months in French oak (Allier and Tronçais) 225 litre barrels 70% new and 30% second passage, in bottle for 4 months before release. Alcohol Content: 13.00% Vol. Color: Intense ruby red. Bouquet: Wild berries and herbal aromas, well mixed with spicy and aromatic notes. Taste: Pleasantly velvety and well balanced tannins.

Details

Varietal: Syrah / Shiraz

Region: Sicilia

Region Description:

The ancient indigenous people of the area were called the "Scile's", which is where this island gets its name. It lies to south of Italy and has more vineyards than any other Italian region. Moscato and Malvasia grapes are grown there on volcanic soil. Sicily's most proud of its Marsala.