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Terre del Sommacco

Terre del Sommacco

A true expression of the best-known, world-wide, autochthonous, Sicilian grape variety. Nero d’Avola as it was and as it ought to be, the end-product coming from two vineyards lying in 100% calcareous soil.

Formats 75 cl 1,5 l

Territory of origin

Menfi, south-west of Sicily

Grape variety

100% Nero d'Avola

Classification

Red Sicilia DOC

Harvest time

1st week of september

Vinification

Maceration and fermentation for 6/8 days at 22-25°C. Maturing for 8 months in steel and concrete vats and 19 months in large barrels. Refinement requires a minimum of 8 months in the bottle.

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100% Nero d'Avola

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south-west facing hills on limestone soils

Altitude

310mt above sea level

Vine density

Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, (conservative method), is of 4000 plants/ha.

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

14% vol

Menfishire

Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

Fragrant and pleasantly fruity, with notes of cherry, blackberry and pansy; on the palate it is soft, fruity, with delicate tannins and vivid freshness.

Service temperature

16-18°C

Fresh

Structured

Smoothie

Tannic

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Braised in red wine

Braised in red wine

Stuffed turkey roast

Stuffed turkey roast

Grilled fillet

Grilled fillet