Cygnus DOC Tasca D'Almerita
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Cygnus DOC Tasca D'Almerita

Obtained from high hill Nero D'Avola grapes and Cabernet Sauvignon, Cygnus is an elegant, soft and sinuous Sicilian red wine. It is ideally dedicated to the composer Wagner who in 1881 completed "Parsifal" inspired by the swans of the small lake of Villa Tasca.

  • 75 cl.
  • 2017

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Grapes: 58% Nero d’Avola and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon

Appellation: Red - Sicilia DOC

Growing area: Regaleali Estate - Palermo - Sicily

Training system: espalier

Pruning system: guyot and spur-pruned cordon

Vines per Ha: 4,000 on average

Yield per Ha: 65 ql

Fermentation: traditional for reds, at 28°C

Maceration: two weeks

Malolactic Fermentation: full

Ageing: 14 months in 225 liter French oak barrels (Allier e Tronçais), 30% new, 70% second and third use

Alcohol Content: 14.5% Vol.

Wine Analytical Data: pH 3.41 - TA 6.19 g/l - RS 0.80 g/l - TE 34.10 g/l.

Colour: Ruby red of good intensity. 

Bouquet: Mulberry, blackberry, raspberry, vanilla, tobacco and black pepper. 

Taste: Fruity, fragrant with acidity soft and well balanced. 

After taste: Sweet and persistent tannin. 

Bottled by Conte Tasca D'Almerita Soc. Agr. to R. L. - Palermo - Italy in the Regaleali Estate - Sclafani Bagni - Italy

Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Sicilia DOC
Alcohol level
14.5%

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