AGRICULTURE: Certified Organic Regime
GRAPES: Blend Nero d'Avola cultivated and a composition of different grape varieties from the company's experimental field
VINEYARDS: Munti and Milici
AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARDS: over 15 years
SOIL TYPE: Munti, lower slope with a slight slope, very organic and rather deep soil - Milici, a plateau of marly origin with a high clayey component strongly calcareous rich in skeleton
TRAINING SYSTEM: guyot
STUMPS PER HECTARE: over 5600
TIME OF HARVEST: September
COLLECTION METHOD: manual in boxes of 14 kg
VINIFICATION: the grapes are gently de-stemmed and after a 24 / 48h cold pre-fermentation maceration is fermented in vertical steel vats for about 1 week with daily pumping over in the air in order to optimize the extraction of colors and aromas from the skins
MATURATION: about 12 months in steel - final refinement in the bottle
ALCOHOL: 14% vol
COLOR: has a beautiful dark ruby red with purple reflections.
NOSE: intense fruity nose of morello cherry, cherry and plum, evident spicy and ink notes.
PALATE: soft and velvety, very drinkable. Sapid, intense, balanced.
PAIRING: excellent as an aperitif, it can be enhanced when paired with vegetable based appetizers, cured meats, white and red meat dishes, fresh and medium-aged cheeses
SERVING TEMPERATURE: about 16-18 °C
POTENTIAL AGING: about 5/6 years
Originally bottled by the Milazzo Farm - Campobello di Licata (AG) - Sicily - Italy