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Feudi di San Gregorio Sirica

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Description

Sirica is an ancient grape variety which was thought to have been lost, but 4 vines were discovered by Feudi di San Gregorio in Irpinia. It is genetically linked to Syrah, Teroldego and Refosco.

Grape variety: Sirica

Soil: Deep with a moderately coarse texture, not calcareous, originating from falling ash and pumice.

Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks for about 3 weeks. 12 Months maturation in medium-toasted French oak barriques. Aged for a minimum of 9 months in the bottle.

Tasting notes: In the glass, ruby red in colour. In the mouth hints of crushed raspberries and cloves. Fresh and soft taste, spicy, with good structure and persistence in the mouth. Sweet, non-astringent tannins.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ideal with: Red meats, tomato based dishes.

Allergens: Contains sulphites.

‘Aromas of black liquorice, tar and blueberry. Full body, soft and silky tannins. Very polished and fine.’

James Suckling 92 points

Vintage: 2018

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