Wine Firriato, "Camelot", Sicilia IGT, 2010
The wine is deep ruby red.
The taste of wine is soft and seductive, with juicy and rich texture, fine tannins, a unique freshness and a long, pleasant aftertaste.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine with elegant tones of raspberry, blueberry and strawberry combined with delicate nuances of cinnamon, herbs, cocoa, mint and eucalyptus.
The wine will be the perfect pair of T-bone steak, grilled, fried pork with onions, cheese, lamb with herbs, braised in the same wine veal, pasta rigatoni with hare stew, rack of lamb with herbs, dishes with chocolate.
"Camelot" - cult Italian wine, is another interpretation of the famous Bordeaux mix of Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot "on the Sicilian way", with the result that the light was born very interesting, rich, juicy wine, exciting and noble, as well as inspire the creation of his immortal image legendary knight's castle of King Arthur.
The grapes for "Camelot" is grown in Trapani at an altitude of 235 meters above sea level on soils composed of clay and limestone. Harvested by hand, first in early September relieve Merlot, and then - Cabernet Sauvignon. Fermentation termokontroliruemyh stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 25-27 ° C lasts 14 days. After malolactic fermentation the wine is aged for 9 months in French oak barrels. After bottling the wine is aged further 6 months in the bottle in the cellars of the winery.
Winery "Firriato" was opened in 1985 by Salvatore Di Gaetano in the ancient town of Erice, near Trapani, the provincial capital. At this point, the highest density in the vineyard of Italy. Young winemaker saw rich, although not necessarily expressed, the potential for growth and development of winemaking in this region. The company began producing Firriato Sicily is not just cost-effective but high-quality wines and drinks to express through their evolution in consumer tastes.
Under the strict supervision of Salvatore Di Gaetano economy rapidly, intensely and relentlessly developed, creates new wine, purchased new and improved farm machinery and technological equipment of the winery. Along with the growth of "Firriato" grew awards and prizes, which deservedly won the wine sector, and most importantly - growing love of consumers. Today we can safely say that the company "Firriato" opened the world of Sicily and Sicilian wines. Therefore, in the world press winery "Firriato" proclaimed one of the most prestigious wine houses in Sicily.