Dark ruby red to the eye, the nose offers aromas of wet earth and undergrowth, pepper, fern, ripe plum and cut grass. An intense and full-bodied wine, with a good balance between softness and compound tannins
NAME: I.G.P. TERRE SICILIANE
COLOUR: Dark ruby red
NOSE: Aromas of wet earth and undergrowth, pepper, fern, ripe plum and cut grass
TASTE: Intense and rich in structure, balance between softness and compound tannins
PAIRING: Leg of lamb and mutton skewers
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C
GRAPE VARIETY USED: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
VINEYARD LOCATION: C.da Salinella (Santa Ninfa, TP)
ALTITUDE: 250 meters a.s.l.
SOIL TYPE: Clay-limestone
FARMING SYSTEM: Counter espalier
GRAPE YIELD Q.LI/HA: 70
HARVEST PERIOD: First ten days of September
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13% Vol.
CONTENT OF SULPHITES: 74 mg/l
VINIFICATION: After the destemming-crushing, long maceration at controlled temperature in stainless steel, maturation for 12 months in steel
BOTTLE AGEING: 6 months
LONGEVITY OF THE WINE: 12 years
DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL: Ho.re.ca.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION: 3,000 bottles
FORMATS: 75 cl
PACKAGING: Cartons of 6 bottles each (vertical)