Palari Faro DOC Palari
Faro DOC 2015 - Palari Winery
From the vineyards grown on the hills overlooking the Stretto di Messina, the Faro DOC of the Palari Winery is born, a Sicilian red wine of great finesse and complexity, an expression of the rich terroir of Messina and the dedication of the Palari winery to revive the historic DOC Faro denomination. Full-bodied wine with a fresh and slightly spicy finish, Faro Palari is one of the most sought-after red wines by connoisseurs.
Denomination: DOC Faro
Grapes variety: Nerello Mascalese 50%, Nerello Cappuccio 30%, Nocera 10%, other vines (Acitana, Tignolino, Galatena, Calabrese) 10%
Production area: hills on the Strait of Messina, Sicily
Vinification: traditional red, fermentation in small stainless steel vats with thermal conditioning of the fermentation and maceration process.
Aging: in small new troncais and allier barrels for about 12 months and then in the bottle for about another 18 months.
Alcohol Content: 14.5% vol.
Color: ruby red with garnet reflections tending to brick over time
Nose: ample and intense aroma with notes of jasmine, cardamom and ripe red fruits on a combined spicy background of vanilla, noble wood
Palate: dry, velvety and enveloping; you can feel the sweetness of the dense and elegant tannins. Full-bodied and persistent wine
Pairings: excellent with roasted meat or casserole dishes with Mediterranean flavors, game and game, aged cheeses such as Ragusano and Sicilian Pecorino.
Temperature and method of serving: 18°C in large glasses, uncorking 30 minutes before
Storage: from 5 to 10 years, in particular harvests even beyond.
Originally bottled by Salvatore Geraci's Azienda Agricola Palari in S. Stefano Briga di Messina - Italy
- Alcohol level
- Nerello Mascalese - Nerello Cappuccio - Nocera - altre varietà
- DOC Faro