The elegant smoked notes of the Cabernet Franc meet the bold character of the Nero d’Avola, resulting in an intense successful wine blend, with a good structure and silky-sweet tannins.
Territory of origin
Menfi, south-east of Sicily
Red Sicilia DOC
1st week of september
Nero D'avola grapes are macerated for 6\8 days at 22-25 C°. Cabernet Franc grapes macerete for 8\10 days at 18-22 C°, fermentation and ageing take place in steel tanks for 3-6 months, then in the bottle for 4 months.
50% Nero d'Avola, 50% Cabernet Franc
Vineyards are stretched along south and south-west
facing hills on medium-textured clay soils
90-150 mt above sea level
Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4000-4500 plants/ha.
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The wine is ruby-red with intense purplish reflections. On the nose it emanates scents of red fruits and aromas of dried fruit as prunes and almonds. On the palate it is full and intense, with a good structure which is given by silky and sweet tannins.
16 - 18°C
Game and aged cheese
The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.