The queen grape of Sicily has found made its home in the Santa Ninfa area where it can express itself in all its magnificence. Generous on the nose with hints of plum and black cherry, violet undergrowth and sweet spice. On the palate it is characterised by its softness with dense tannins and its structured body.
NAME: DOC SICILIA
COLOUR: Ruby red with hints of violet.
NOSE: Generous with hints of plum and black cherry, violet undergrowth and sweet spices
TASTE: Soft with dense tannins and a structured body, articulated between ripe cherry and currant
PAIRING: Fettuccine with mushrooms and sausage
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14-16 °C
GRAPE VARIETY USED: 100% Nero d’Avola
VINEYARD LOCATION: C.da Salinella, Scaldato e Galirmi (Santa Ninfa, TP)
ALTITUDE: 250 meters a.s.l.
SOIL TYPE: clay-limestone of medium consistency
FARMING SYSTEM: Counter espalier
GRAPE YIELD Q.LI/HA: 70
HARVEST PERIOD: first ten days of September
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5% Vol.
CONTENT OF SULPHITES: 72 mg/l
VINIFICATION: after destemming-crushing, long maceration at controlled temperature in stainless steel and maturation for 12 months in steel.
BOTTLE AGEING: 6 months
LONGEVITY OF THE WINE: 12 years
DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL: Ho.re.ca.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION: 30,000 bottles
FORMATS: 75 cl e 37,5 cl
PACKAGING: Cartons of 6 bottles each (vertical)