Litra Abbazia Santa Anastasia
High viticulture and aristocratic oenology in the Litra. Cabernet Sauvignon cultivated with severe low spurred cordon. Long maceration, resting in French oak barriques. Good bottle aging period to develop the bouquet. You can live a very long time in the bottle.
Classification: Sicilia DOC
Winemaker: Gianfranco Cordero
Grape type: biodynamic Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Vineyards location: Castelbuono (PA) - C.da Santa Anastasia, Collina di Bennarda 350 m a.l.m.
N. plants per hectare: 4.000
Yield per hectare: 3.000 Kg
Harvest: Manual harvesting: second decade of September
Production technique: Traditional red vinification in concrete and wooden vats without selected yeasts, enzymes and fining in controlled temperature by pumping, milling and délestage max 32°C, for 17 days with maceration on the skins.
Ageing: For the first 2 months in French oak barrels and 36 months in new French Allier oak barrels then bottled for at least 12 months.
Alcohol content: 14% vol
Tasting note: A seductive wine with great class. Mediterranean, solar and powerful. The color is dark ruby red, almost impenetrable, consistent, it blows on the nose elegant aromas with hints of green pepper well mixed with apricot and vanilla ending with purple. In the mouth immediately it expresses his great structure supported by good acidity that makes it long-lived. It 'fleshy, fruity and elegant, with tannins perfectly smooth and refined. It closes with harmonious notes of jam with an almost endless persistence.
Matches: best with prestigious meat dishes and aged cheeses.
Service Temperature: 18°C.
Bottled at the origin by ABBEY SANTA ANASTASIA S.p.A. Castelbuono (PA) - ITALY
- Alcohol level
- Abbazia Santa Anastasia
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Sicilia DOC