A unique blend for the Sicilian wine-producing panorama. A red with great structure and character, result of a balanced mix between the roundness and softness of the Merlot with the aromatic notes of the Alicante Bouschet
Territory of origin
Menfi, south-west of Sicily
Terre Siciliane IGT
Alicante Bouschet: 3rd week of august
Merlot: 3rd week of august
Alicante Bouschet grapes are macerated for 2/3 days at 16-18°C. Merlot grapes macerete for 6/8 days at 22-25 °C. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks, ageing in barrique for 6 months, then in the bottle for 3 months.
40% Alicante Bouschet
Vineyards are stretched along south-west facing hills on medium-textured limestone soils
150mt 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 deep purplish reflections. On the nose it has notes of prune and plum jam and scents of aromatic herbs and spices. On the palate it is intense and harmonious.
Lamb chops and roast potatoes
Omelette with artichoke and cheese
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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.