How is this wine made and what are its characteristics?
The grapes, harvested by hand at the end of August, are transported to the cellar and de-stemmed to better conserve the integrity of the skin. After the fermentation process with controlled temperature, the product is aged for 8 months in steel with a subsequent period of 10 months in the bottle lying down.
Denomination: DOC Sicily
Terrain: Terra Rossa up to 300 meters. above sea level
Color: Intense purple
Nose: Aromatic bouquet of red berries mixed with hints of black pepper and Mediterranean spices
Palate: Soft, elegant and fruity with dense sensations of wild berries, sumptuous, persistent finish
Pairings: Fresh cheeses, macaroni with pork ragout, lamb chops, Trapani-style rolls
Vinification: Refines for about 8 months in steel and completes the refinement for at least 10 months in the bottle lying down
Goblet: Bordeaux red
Serving temperature: 16/18°
Gold Medal Mundus Vini 2016
Bottled by Tenute Orestiadi Soc. Coop. Agr. Santa Ninfa - Italy