Classification: Sicily DOC
Grapes: Nero d'Avola 40%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%.
Production area: Tenuta Presti e Pegni, Monreale (PA)
Altitude: 300 m asl
Exposure: South exposure for Nero d’Avola, South-East exposure for Merlot, South/South-East exposure for Cabernet Sauvignon
Yield: 50 hectoliters per hectare.
Average age of the vineyard: 20 years
Harvest: manual in crates in the first ten days of September.
Vinification: Destemming and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 28-30°C for 10/15 days; malolactic fermentation in oak barrels
Aging: in oak barrels for 12 months and then in the bottle.
Tasting notes: aromas of jam, cocoa, and licorice. Sweet tannins work together to create a rich, full-bodied wine with flavors of spices and dried figs.
Originally bottled by Cusumano S.r.l - Partinico (PA) - Italy