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Primary Notes: Olives, Blackberries, Plum Cherry Pepper, Tobacco
Secondary Notes: Oak
Dryness: Very Dry
Alcohol (%): 13.5
Origin & Awards
Origin: Tuscany, Italy
Maker: Stefano Amerighi
Grape: Syrah / Shiraz
Fermentation: Biodynamic Heavy Wood
Decanting: 2 hours
Serving Temperature: best served between 16–18°C.
Asian Food Pairing: Lor Ark, lamb shawarma, KBBQ
Western Food Pairing: Beef Cannelloni, BBQ pulled pork burger, rib eye roast
Stefano Amerighi Syrah DOC 2019
Stefano Amerighi Syrah is produced only in exceptional vintages. There's a true reflection of Stefano Amerighi's grapes in this vintage. Ruby red colour with purple reflections. The nose has intense aromas of red fruit, notes of tobacco and spices. The complex, elegant and full-bodied palate offers hints of black olives, blackberries and dark plum. Closes with a long peppery and tempered finish.
100% Syrah. The fruit for this wine ripens at the apex of the de' Canonici vineyard, a biodynamic vineyard in the Cortona countryside.
Pressing of the grapes in the ancient way (by feet). Spontaneous fermentation in cement tanks with maceration for about 20 days. Matures at least 24 months, 70% in small wood and 30% in cement. Ages for 2 and a half years in the bottle.
Ageing potential: Keep until 2030!
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
- 96 POINTS
"It has a very gentle sensory profile and alternates notes of rose petals, pink grapefruit, blood orange, linden flowers, calendula, tangerine peel and lemon juice. Full body, perfectly ripe tannins silky in the attack on the palate and a finish of commendable beauty. How wonderful. Superb now it will be interesting to see it evolve over time."