Santagostino: the label that has made Firriato famous all over the world

SANTAGOSTINO BAGLIO SORìA

IGT Sicilia

Nero d’Avola, Syrah

The Baglio Sorìa Estate is home to one of Firriato’s oenological treasures—a quintessentially Sicilian red that has seduced wine lovers the world over with its pleasing complexity and its perfect balance between freshness and alcohol content. Rich in fruitiness and elegance it is a pioneering Sicilian blend of international and native grape varieties. The terroir in which it grows, its proximity to the coast, and the prevalence of clay and red marl in its soil contribute to creating climate and soil conditions that are unique in the agricultural setting of western Sicily. Santagostino Baglio Sorìa Rosso is the fruit of this uniqueness, remaining true to itself over more than thirty vintages. Harvest after harvest, it proves to be the emblematic symbol of Firriato’s oenological style with its impenetrable ruby red colour, releasing elegant nuances and velvety tannins in the glass.

The Baglio Sorìa Estate is home to one of Firriato’s oenological treasures—a quintessentially Sicilian red that has seduced wine lovers the world over with its pleasing complexity and its perfect balance between freshness and alcohol content. Rich in fruitiness and elegance it is a pioneering Sicilian blend of international and native grape varieties. ”Approfondisci”


  • Appellation: IGT Sicilia
  • Vine:  Nero d’Avola, Syrah
  • Terroir: hilly
  • Soil: calcareous-clayey
  • Exposure: soth, south-west  (200 mt. a.s.l)
SENSORIAL PROFILE & WINEMAKING
SENSORIAL PROFILE & WINEMAKING

Production Area

Tenuta di Baglio Sorìa

The land of the historic Baglio Sorìa Estate is characterised by the constant humidity of its subsoil which prevents the vines from suffering water stress, even during the driest of years.

Santagostino Baglio Sorìa

Firriato’s iconic wine

With more than thirty years of production behind it, Santagostino Rosso, a blend of Nero d’Avola and Syrah, is one Siciliian red that has met with great success on both a national and international stage for winemaking and producing. The Sicilian Nero d’Avola and the international Syrah are grown in the Baglio Sorìa estate, where soils are mainly composed of red marlstones.

SANTAGOSTINO BAGLIO SORìA ROSSO

The characteristics of vintages

SANTAGOSTINO BAGLIO SORìA ROSSO

Awards

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Rustic Truffle eggs

Clean and peel sunroot with a sharp knife, dice it and put it into a pot, cooking with a 1 liter of milk on low heat. Once cooked, blend until achieve a medium density cream. Preheat oven to78° , choosing steam baking. Put 4 eggs in a baking tray and heat in the oven for 47 minutes.

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