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Mandrarossa Desertico Syrah Sicilia DOC

2017

In a Nutshell

Velvety smooth Syrah from this fantastic Sicilian producer.

Tasting Notes

This Syrah signals its full bodied fruit with a vibrant, deep magenta colour and a heady perfume of hedgerow fruit and peppery spice.

Production Notes

Vineyards are planted at an altitude of 250-300 a.s.l. with a plant density of 3500 3800 vines/hectare. The cultivation system is single espalier hand picking with the pruning method guyot. Once at the winery the grapes are cooled down at 8-10 C for 4-6 hours and fermentation takes place at 16-18C with selected yeast.

Grape Blend

100%

Syrah

Producer - Mandrarossa

Mandrarossa is a winery based in Menfi in the south-west of Sicily, where the island slopes gently down towards Africa. It is a wild, unspoilt region of outstanding, unexpected beauty, created by the continuous interaction of Sicily’s most characteristic natural features with elements brought from Africa by the winds and sea.

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Mandrarossa Syrah Desertico Sicilia DOC

Detailed Information

Type

Red

Country

Italy

Region

Sicily

Vintage

2017

Size

0.75L

ABV

13.5%

Closure

Synthetic Cork

£11.30

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