It is made of a blend of wines from grapes of Nerello Mascalese, Nero D’Avola and Cabernet Sauvignon. It is long ageing red wine, with a characteristic of great longevity as well as immediacy, where the great vocation of the Sicilian territory for the production of exceptional red wines may be fully appreciated.
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|Grapes||Nerello mascalese - Nero d'Avola - Cabernet Sauvignon|
Vinification: the grapes are vinified, separately, into red with a long maceration of the must with the skins.
Maturation: after malolactic fermentation, the wine is transferred in the casks (225 liters), where it is left to mature for at least 18 months.
Refining: in bottle for at least 10 months.
- Color: intense red ruby with garnet red tints.
- Scent: ethereal, intense, with nuances of plums, spices and noble wood.
- Taste: full bodied, harmonic, remarkably persistent and reasonably tannic.
Alcoholic content: 13,5% by VOL.
Serving temperature: 18°C, in ample glasses for red bodied wines.
Gastronomic accompaniment: optimal with red meat, wild fowl, mature cheese and important dishes, even if elaborate.
Bottled originally from AZIENDA VINICOLA BENANTI SRL-VIAGRANDE (CT) ITALY