Wine "Harmonium" Nero d'Avola, Sicilia IGT, 2009
Reviews of purchase "Harmonium" Nero d'Avola, Sicilia IGT, 2009
Wine dark, almost black ruby color.
Pleasant taste of wine, surprisingly harmonious, strong and warm, with powerful tannins, excellent balance.
Affectionate aroma of the wine reveals notes of cherry and ripe plum.
Wine matches perfectly with meats and cheeses: Beef steak with greens, lamb, braised beef, seasoned and savory cheeses. Also, the wine can be submitted to the risotto with porcini mushrooms and sausage, wild venison saddle with prunes.
One of the great wines from Firriato - "Harmonium", whose name completely reflects the character of this wine. Harmonious and well balanced, it fascinates complex three-dimensional, convex, surprisingly harmonious taste.
Wine "Harmonium" is created from grapes of Nero d'Avola, which is grown in Trapani at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. Soil of the vineyard, which has south-western exposure, have an average texture and consist of clay and silt. Harvest carefully assembled by hand in the third week of September. The traditional red grapes vinification consists of gentle pressing and fermentation in steel tanks termokontroliruemyh at 24-26 ° C for 14 days, which saved all natural flavors and aroma of grapes. Then the wine is aged for 12 months in French and American oak barriques and 6 months in bottles. Good tannic base allows guilt "Harmonium" develop in the bottle for many years, demonstrating the years more and more subtlety and elegance. Wine storage capacity of up to 15 years.
Firriato winery 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.