Zohra: Nero d'Avola 70%, Syrah 30%
Type: Organic wine IGP Terre Siciliane
Grapes: Nero d’Avola 70%, Syrah 30%
Production area:South-western Sicily, Salaparuta
Altitude: 350-400 m a.s.l.m
Soils: Clay loam with a sub-alkaline reaction.Rich in nutritive elements
Training and pruning: VSP (vertical shoot positioning), with wooden stakes and stainless steel wires; cordon spur pruning
Planting densities: 4000 plants per hectare
Yield per hectare: About 9 tons
Harvest: By the hand in september
In stainless steel with maceration on the skins for about 10 days at a temperature of 26-30 C (79-86°F).
After malolactic fermentation, the wine fines for about five months in stainless steel tanks and then for almost 3 months in the bottle.
Ruby red, the wine has an intense aromas of red fruits, cherry and strawberry, with a delicate flowery notes. The mouth is fresh and persistent with soft tannins: a versatile red for many kinds of food pairings.