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Achilles Syrah in purity

Achilles Syrah in purity

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Syrah, thanks to the strongly rocky and calcareous soil and the typically dry climate, best expresses its potential precisely in Sicily, and in particular in Zisola, where the entirely "sapling" management allows the typical exuberance of the grape variety.

Company : Zisola
Company location : Noto, Sicily
Grapes : Syrah
Alcohol : 14.38%

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Total acidity:5.94‰
Location of vineyards:130 masl; S/E exposure
Soil type:Medium texture, with a prevalence of limestone
Farming system:Sapling
Vine density per hectare:5,500 plants
Harvest:Made by hand from September 9th
Fermentation temperature:27°C
Maceration time:15 days
Maturation:16 months in small 225 liter French oak barrels (50% new)
Bottling:December 2017
Exit:June 2018
Production:8000 bottles
First vintage produced:2015
Aging potential:Over 20 years
Profile:Full and binding, note of black cherry, undergrowth, foliage, tannic and rich finish
Pairings:Game stews, long-matured cheeses (Ragusano), porcini mushrooms
Contains sulfites

Grapes harvested and vinified by Zisola srl, bottled by SI/4829-it On behalf of Zisola srl ​​Agricola Noto
Produced in Italy

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