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
Grapes macerate and ferment for 8-10 days at 18-22°C.
Ageing take place in barrique for 6 months, then in the bottle for 3 months.
50% Nero d'Avola, 50% Cabernet Franc
Vineyards are stretched along south and south-west facing hills on medium-textured silty 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.