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Terre del Sommacco

Terre del Sommacco

The true expression of the world renowned Sicilian native variety. The Nero d’Avola how it was and how it should be, produced from two vineyards planted on 100% limestone soils.

Formats 75 cl 1,5 l
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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

Products

The ability
to choose

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.