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Arcodace

Wine with elegant and fresh tannins, the fruit is lively, spices and liquorice dominate.

Tech Sheet [PDF]

Typology

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Classification

DOC Sicily

Grapes

Perricone 100%

Production area

Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy)

Soil type

medium texture soil rich of stone and pebbles with a good mineral endowment

Altitude

100/150 meters a.s.l.

Viticulture

guyot trained vines with a medium-high plant density (5,000 plant/ha)

Climate

insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers

Harvest period

between the last week of September and the first week of October

Vinification

destemming and pressing of the grapes, fermentation and controlled temperature between 25°-26°C, maceration with the skins for at least 20 days, soft racking

Ageing

completely in stainless steel tanks for 4-5 months and subsequent refinement in bottles for 2-3 months

Tasting notes

Visual: deep ruby red with violet reflections
Olfactory: a complex bouquet, where we find notes of blackberry, pepper, fresh spices and liquorice
Taste: elegant and fresh tannins, the fruit is lively, spices and liquorice dominate and are energetically reconfirmed on the palate

Pairing

excellent with semi-mature cheeses, sliced meats, fish ragout, red tuna, roasted white meat, even spicy

Serving Temperature

18°C, even cooler depending on the pairing