Grapes : Cabernet Sauvignon60% e Merlot 40%
Vintage : 2010
Bottle : 75 cl
Altitude: The vineyards have a south/south-westerly exposure (235 metres. above sea level)Training system: Cordon trained, spur pruned/Guyot :) Vines per hectar (ea):5,500/6,000 Yeld (kg,per hectar): 5,500/5,800 kg Harvest period: Hand-picking - Merlot in the 1st decade of September; Cabernet Sauvignon in the 2nd one. fermentation temperature: 25°- 27°C Period of fermentation: 14 days Vinificartion: The vinification carried out in controlled-temperature stainless steel tanks in accordance to red wines tradition. The malolactic fermentation is carried out. Maturation: The wine is matured for 9 months in French durmast barriques Maturation in bottle: 6 months Alcohol:14,5% vol. PH: 3,49 (average) Total acidity: 6,60 g/l (average) ist Year Production: Vintage year 1998 Vintage Production: 25,000 bottles Serving temperature: 18°C Recommended glass: For fine red wines, wide and tapered rim Color: Bright and lively garnet red Nose: Full and complex bouquet that opens with extremely fine fruity scents of blueberries, raspberries and wild strawberries that make way to delicious hints of cherries and black cherry jam, cinnamon, cocoa, eucalyptus, mint and herbs of the Mediterranean maquis.Palate: Mouthfilling and soft, with great taste profile, thanks to marvelous and intact fruit, masterfully balanced with the lively fresh and dynamic acidity and lavish and refined tannins.Characteristics: For some time it has become a “cult” wine; an extraordinary Sicilian interpretation of the famous Bordeaux blend; rich, juicy, exciting, trepidant, compelling and noble like the marvelous and timeless legend it takes inspiration from.Pairings:To be tasted with rigatoni and hare ragout, tortelloni with overcooked veal, lamb loin with herbs, braised beef cooked with this wine, a delicious grilled steak of Chianina beef, stewed pork with onions. It is perfect with aged and firm-bodied cheese and it matches well with any specialty whose ingredients include chocolate.
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