Sicilian Red wine "Syrah" of Marsala

Spicy marks and a harmonic flavour

The Cantina Sociale Uvam is the ideal place where you can taste the fine Syrah wine of Marsala, that was brought to Italy from France about IN 1800, people think that the grapevine comes from the city of Siracusa or from the Persian city of Shiraz, but the recent molecular comparisons place it near the Athenian grapevines of “Teroldego” and “Lagrein”. Cultivated in very hot regions of different continents, the grapevine provides its best products in bright places like the ones of Sicily. At the Uvam it is possible to taste the best Syrah of Marsala. It is a ruby red wine, that is strong and has violet shades. It presents an intense and lasting aroma with important spicy marks and ripe fruit scent with a hot, harmonic and equilibrated flavour. It complies perfectly with meat dishes, roasts, game in general and aged cheese.


The technical specifications are shown below:


Classification: Typical geographic indication


Vine variety: Syrah in purity


Production area: West Sicily


Implantation year: 1993


Altimetric quota: 200 metres on the sea level


Kind of the terrain: clayish-calcareous, of good fertility


The plant’s yield: about 2.5 kilos


Cultivation system: espalier


Pruning system: cordon ram 


Anti-parasites fight: integrated


Grape harvest: last days of August and first ten days of September


Harvest ways: manually, with accurate selection of the grapes


Wine-making: separating the fruit from the stalks, pressing, maceration for 8-12 days coinciding with the alcoholic fermentation at a temperature of 25° C for the first six days and 28° C for the remaining time


Fermentation: in thermo-conditioned stainless steel tanks with a capacity  500 hl 


Refinement: it is made during the first phase in the stainless steel, with a short 

stopon the subtle sides in order to harmonize taste and roundness, in the end the product is put in a bottle at a controlled temperature for six months


Alcoholic standard: 13,5 % Vol.


Service temperature: 18/20° C