Grape: Nero d'Avola 70%, Syrah 30%
Zone of production: Pachino (SR) Exposure Nero d'Avola to the south, Syrah to the south-east
Average age of vines: Nero d'Avola 10 years, Syrah 6 years
Cultivation: Espallier, at a density of 4,200 plants per hectare for the Nero D'Avola and 4,500 plants per hectare for the Syrah.
Grape harvest: Manual, Nero d'Avola in the first ten days of September, Syrah in the last ten days of August
Vinification: Elimination of stalks and fermentation in contact with skins etc for two days at 7°C, fermentation at 26°-28°C with frequent recirculation and removal of the must, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel, and successive fining, 80% in steel and 20% in 20 hectolitre barrels
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites