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Firriato Camelot 2014

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The "Camelot" of the Firriato winery is presented as a seductive and harmonious wine. Born from the union of two international grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Combined these two vines are able to give structure and elegant aromas, the first, softness and fruity notes the second.
The vineyards are part of the Bagno Sorìa estate in the Agro di Trapani. They grow on clay soils at a height of about 300 meters above sea level. The grapes are harvested by hand, the Merlot in the first decade of September and the Cabernet Sauvignon after about ten days. The grapes are vinified separately, with fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25-27 ° C in stainless steel tanks. The wine then matures for about 9 months in French oak barriques and finishes the refining process with 6 months in bottle before being put on sale.
Camelot is a wine with an international profile but with some Mediterranean peculiarities. A very valid mix between the Bordeaux vines and the scents of Sicily. A wine that satisfies immediately, but its evolution in the bottle is also interesting.

SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA PER ORDINI SUPERIORI AI 79 EURO

Color

Colore rubino impenetrabile; al naso

Smell

Spettro aromatico di stupenda complessità con note di frutta rossa matura e spezie

Taste

Rivela una struttura imponente e una buona concentrazione di tannini morbidi

Pairings

Indicato per piatti a base di carni rosse robuste, arrosti, selvaggina e formaggi stagionati a pasta dura

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Features

YEAR 2014
VINES 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot
TRAINING SYSTEM Spalliera a cordone speronato / Guyot
ALCOL 14.50
FORMAT 0,75 L Standard
COLLECTED Raccolta manuale. Merlot: I-II decade di Settembre; Cabernet Sauvignon: III decade di Settembre ? I decade Ottobre

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Informations

CLASSIFICATION IGT Sicilia
TEMPERATURE 18-20
LOCATION Trapani. Esposizione Sud Est (235 m sul livello del mare)
GROUND Argilloso Calcareo
REFINEMENT 9 mesi in barrique Francesi
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 60000
PLANTS FOR HECTARE N° 5.500 / 6.000
DECANTING 1 ora
PRODUCTION Vinificazione tradizionale in fermentino termo controllati; fermentazione malo lattica ed affinamento in barrique di legno Francese per 9 mesi.
RETURN HALF 5.700 kg

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Awards

EXPERT YEAR MARK
EXPERT YEAR MARK
Red shramp 2005
Veronelli 2005
Veronelli 2008
Veronelli 2010
Veronelli 2013
Bibenda 2005
Bibenda 2006
Bibenda 2008
Bibenda 2010
Wine Spectator 2008 87
Wine Advocated 2008 91
Wine Advocated 2009 91

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CELLAR

Name: Firriato
Start-up year: 1985
Cultivated hectares: 380
Winemaker name: Giuseppe Pellegrino, Giovanni Manzo
Address: Via Trapani, 4 - Paceco (TP)
Web Site: www.firriato.it

Sicily is blessed with all the natural elements necessary including the wind and the sun, on which the winegrower depends for the production of quality grapes. Casa Vinicola Firriato, which is in the heart of the region with the densest concentration of vines in the whole of Italy, was creted during the mid 80's. the strenght of this company is its youth and the producers, Salvatore and Vinzia Di Gaetano epitomise its entrepeneurial spirit with tenacity and determination. They belive that they are blessed with the resource of one of the most suitable territories in the world ofr wine growing and can therefore meet the challenge to produce great wines.The philosophy of the company is hte following: - the development of indigenous grape varieties to fulfil their maximum potential - the use of those international varieties which are best suited to Sicilian conditions. - focused marketing allied to a pricing philosophy which offers value for money at all levels.