GRAPES USED, AGE AND CONTRADA:
Nero d’Avola special selection made and passed by the founder with origins in ancient vineyards cultivated property Milici district in previous systems to 1990.
TYPE OF CONDUCT:
Spur pruning with selection of the shoots to vegetative growth and manual targeted reduction of the thickness on the wall; charge control with cluster thinning in veraison. Harvest in full organoleptic maturity.
The grapes are harvested in small boxes of 14 kg, a polyphenol reached maturity. Subjected to pressing – stemming were started at a cold soaking for 24-48 hours. After starting the fermentation, activated with selected yeasts, the mass macerate for 10-15 days and then drawn off by separation from the pomace.
The resulting wine undergoes malolactic fermentation and after which it is left to mature in stainless steel tanks and partly in French oak barrels, new or first pass, where he stayed for 18 months. After this period the wine was re-assembled and left to mature for a few years in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. After stabilization operations, it was decided to bottling. Later he stayed for at least a year in stock thermo conditioned, before putting on the market, for final refining.
Lively ruby red color with garnet.
Intense aroma of red fruit jam nose, plum and blackberry pleasantly married with spicy notes and hints of menthol. Finale smoky ..
In the mouth full and structured. Tannin important and with good balance.
16 ° – 18 ° C.