'Santagostino Baglio Sorìa' Rosso Firriato 2016

The Santagostino by Firriato is a fleshy and exuberant red wine from Syrah and Nerod’Avola grapes from Baglio Sorìa Estate, aged for about 8 months in American barriques. A bouquet of black cherries, wild berries, tobacco and sweet spices animate a warm, full-bodied, velvety and smooth taste

15.90 € 19.90 € - 20%
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Terre Siciliane IGT

Grape varieties

Nero d’Avola, Syrah

Category

Red Wines

Region

Sicily (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

Rooted in a clayey calcareou soil, faced to South and South-West, in Tenuta Baglio Sorìa Estate from Trapani area

Vinification

Fermentation in steel tanks on the skins for 10 days

Aging

8 months in American barriques

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
2014
92 / 100
Robert Parker
2014
91 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for red wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can cellar it for over 5 years

Santagostino Firriato description

Colour Deep and intense ruby red

Scent Rich, intense and fruity, of black cherries, wild berries, aromatic herbs, sweet spices, licorice and tobacco

Taste Smooth, warm and velvety, exuberant mediterranean, with silky tannins

producer: Firriato

Main wines
Nero d'Avola, Perricone, Catarratto, Etna
Foundation year
1985
Hectares of vineyards
470
Annual production
6.000.000 bt
Enologist
Giuseppe Pellegrino
Address
Firriato, Via Trapani, 4 - 91027 Paceco (TP)

Perfect to drink with

  • Blue Cheese
  • Game
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese