The sunkissed Red
Frappato, Merlot, Syrah
An intriguing Sicilia DOC red wine comes out from the hilly terroir of the Baglio Sorìa estate: Bayamore, an elegant blend of slight overipen grapes of Frappato, Merlot and Syrah vines. This wine is deeply marked by the aromatic profiles of the blend of grapes of its production as well as the sun exposure and temperature fluctuations influencing them. Bayamore is the gift of this sunkissed nature. Its intense color enchants the sight, small red fruit fragrances conquer you on the nose, ultimately the freshness of important and elegant tannins surprises the palate. This is the ideal Red for young winelovers desiring a most decided and elegant approach to experience the Bacchu’s world.
- Appellation: Sicilia DOC
- Vine: Frappato, Merlot and Syrah
- Terroir: hilly
- Soil: clayey soils with red marlstones presence
- Exposure: south (200 mt. a.s.l)
Baglio Sorìa soil is characterised by mineral elements, clay and red marlstones and other rocks of Oligocene period. Red marlstones are the responsible of the structure of red wines of Baglio Sorìa estate.
Firriato’s late harvest
A challenging experimentation that one of a late harvest of red grapes in a particular climate landscape like one of Sicily. The Authentic Terroir concept makes the difference between Firriato and other remarkable maison du vin. As a matter of fact, the meticolous attention focused on winery process to produce wines with remarkable recognisability for and the on-going research of different and relevant sensorial profiles, encourages Firriato to increase the range of the winery techniques and exploring Sicilian Terroirs. The goal was to overipen a Sicilian varietal like Frappato as well as the international Merlot and Syrah in order to evolve the aromas after the normal maturation and avoiding an excessive sugar concentration by maintaining freshness and acidity level making a wine more admirable for the most demanding palates.
The Characteristics of the vintage
Complicated vintage, fall 2014 is characterized by hot weather and few rainfalls. These climate conditions caused the appearance of remarkably reduced natural turfing rich in microterms ( species growing thanks to low temperatures). Natural and cultivated seed plants seem to be in late. Winter beginning is cold with strong spore abatement due to the huge humidity of spring 2015. ApprofondisciThis fact decreases initial microbial charge and the virulence of pathogens in their first development steps (April).
James Suckling: 90 pts
Sliced beef with BBq sauce
Clean the vegetables and slice them with the help of a mandolin. Grill them over a gentle heat. Let the tomatoes stand a few minutes more on the grill so that they come to burn slightly. Remove from the heat and keep a part of the vegetables for the serving