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91 points Veronelli [2016]
3 bicchieri Vini d'Italia [2016 e 2017]

Well-balanced 100% Perricone with intense scents of ripe red fruit, graphite and violet.

Tech Sheet [PDF]

Typology

red

Classification

DOC Sicily

Grapes

Perricone 100%

Production area

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

Soil type

clay soil with pebbles and a good amount of limestone

Altitude

100/150 meters a.s.l.

Viticulture

spurred cordon system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plants/ha)

Climate

insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers

Harvest period

from the end of September to the first week of October, depending each year on the ripening of grapes

Vinification

traditional fermentation with 25-30 days of maceration. Very soft extraction through traditional pumping at a temperature of 26°/28°C

Ageing

12 months in large oak barrels, then in bottle for 12 months

Tasting notes

Visual: intense ruby red with purple hues
Olfactory: scents of ripe red fruit, graphite and violet
Taste: good balance with soft tannins

Pairing

excellent with roasted meat and medium-aged chees

Serving Temperature

17°/18° C