37, cours Xavier Arnozan
33000 Bordeaux – France
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Serra Ferdinandea – Red



Designation SICILIA DOC
Vineyard Size --
Soil type The terrain is superficially and partially loamy, and relatively rich in organic substances. The surface has a dark layer with considerable teeming organic substances, followed by deep layers of limestone mixed with rocks and sand, silt and clay. The terrains are light or dark brown based on the presence of organic substances, and they are resistant to summer drought.
Vine varieties Nero d’Avola 50%, Syrah 50%
Planting density Nero d’Avola 5,050 vines per hectare, Syrah 6,172 vines per hectare
Average vine age --
Vine growing conditions Altitude: From 220 m.a.s.l. to 411 m.a.s.l.
Pruning method Espalier; double cordon-trained spur pruned
Grape harvesting Nero d’Avola 21st September; Syrah 16th September
Vinification These two varieties are hand harvested at different times and processed analogously; the grapes are selected by hand on a sorting table, crushed and sent to a soft press. Then they are fermented, half in 50 hectoliter wood vats and half in 50 hectoliter steel vats. After macerating for four weeks on the skins, aging continues in the same 50 hectoliter vats, in barriques and tonneaux.
Maturing --