Baglio Di Pianetto Shymer 2017
NAME ORIGIN: It stands for the Syrah (Shyraz) and Merlot grapes.
of lightly reduced fulling and delestage to maintain the primary characters of the grapes.
AGING: French oak barriques for 12 months, new, second and third passage depending on the vintage. Bottled for 24 months.
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.97 g/L.
ALCOHOLIC DEGREE: 14.5%.
VISUAL: clear, deep ruby red, consistent.
OLFACTORY: Intense, complex fine quality, floral (roses) fruity (red berry fruits) spicy (clove – nutmeg).
TASTE: Prompt and harmonious, warm, intense and persistent, full-bodied with silky, enveloping tannins.
PAIRING: roasted meats and roulades alla palermitana.IDEAL SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C.
TYPE OF DENOMINATION: IGT Terre Siciliane.
VINEYARD LOCATION: Syrah in Contrada Baroni, Noto (SR),
Merlot in Contrada Pianetto, Santa Cristina Gela (PA).
YIELD PER HECTARE: Syrah 90 q.li per ha, Merlot 90 q.li per ha.
VINE DENSITY: Syrah 7 ha with 8,264 plants per ha, Merlot 4,830 plants per ha.
SOIL TYPE: Syrah: medium impasto tending to sandy; Merlot: medium impasto tending to clayey, rich in skeleton and minerals.
ALTITUDE: 50 m a.s.l. for Syrah and 650 m a.s.l. for Merlot.VINEYARDING: counter-espalier.
PRUNING: spurred cordon 8/10 buds.
NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 60,000.
FIRST YEAR PRODUCED: 2004.GRAPEVINE: Syrah – Merlot
HARVEST: manual, August and September.
VINIFICATION: Manual selection of grapes before destemming and light crushing, fermentation start up with the natural yeasts of the same grapes of origin, maceration with the aid of