Wine Firriato, "Santagostino" Baglio Soria Bianco, Sicilia IGT, 2018
Reviews of purchase Firriato, "Santagostino" Baglio Soria Bianco, Sicilia IGT, 2018
Wine of yellow-golden color.
Very balanced wine with rich velvety taste. Has excellent acidity. Chardonnay gives the wine body and lubricity and Kataratto - fruitiness and freshness.
The aroma of wine is full of elegant notes of which can be traced tones of peach, melon, apricot, white flowers, almonds, hazelnuts, light cream and vanilla notes.
Wine is perfect for different fish dishes: mashed cod, toast with eggs, spaghetti with seafood, pasta with sardines and cream sauce.
"Santagostino" Baglio Soria is one of the best white wines Firriato. In its manufacture using equal parts of grape varieties Chardonnay and Kataratto that are grown in the Agro di Trapani. Harvesting is carried out in two stages: Chardonnay manually harvested in mid-August, and Kataratto - in mid-September. Traditional fermentation is performed within 20 days at a constant temperature of 14-16 ° C. The wine is aged for four months in new French oak barrels, and then another four months in the bottle. The annual output of "Santagostino" Batllo Soria is 110,000 bottles.
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.