Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail, have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, and innovative wines! The grapes in this wine are grown in clay-based soil throughout the rolling hills of Presti e Pegni. The spicy yet subtle flavors of this Merlot are appreciated most when paired with heavy pastas.
CLASSIFICATION: Terre Siciliane I.G.T
GRAPES: 100% Merlot.
PRODUCTION AREA: central-western Sicily.
EXPOSURE: South, south-east.
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 7 years.
TRAINING: Espalier-trained vineyards with a density of 5000 vines per hectare.
YIELD: 60 hectoliters per hectare.
HARVEST: Manual, in the first ten days of September.
VINIFICATION: Destemming and cold maceration of the skins for 2 days at 5 ° C, fermentation at 26-28 ° C with frequent pumping over and punching down, malolactic fermentation in steel and permanence of the fine lees for at least five months and subsequent refinement in the bottle.
Originally bottled by CUSUMANO SRL AZIENDA AGRICOLA Partinico (PA) ITALY
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