Rosso del Conte DOC Tasca D'Almerita
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Rosso del Conte DOC Tasca D'Almerita

Towards the end of the 60’s, Count Giuseppe decided to create a special reserve of Regaleali Rosso, capable of aging like other great international red wines. A challenge he won in 1970 and renewed in successive vintages. 

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2016
€47.00 (tax incl.) €38.52 (tax excl.)
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Grapes: Nero d’Avola (53%), Perricone (47%)

Appellation: Red D.O.C. - Contea di Sclafani. 

Growing area: Regaleali Estate - Palermo - Sicily

Vineyards: San Lucio 8 ha. 

Age of vineyard: 1959 e 1965. 

Elevation: 480 m a.s.l

Exposure: South/West

Soil: Medium mixture with a tendency to wards clayey texture. 

Training system: Bush

Pruning system: short spur

Vines per Ha: 4,400

Yield per Ha: 67 ql

Harvest period: September 29th

Fermentation: traditional for reds in stainless steel tanks

Fermentation temperature: 20°C at start 28°C at finish

Length of fermentation: 20 days

Malolactic fermentation: full

Ageing: 225-liter French oak barrels (Allier and Tronçais) all new, for 18 months

Alcohol content: 14% Vol. 

Colour: Deep, deep ruby, turning into violet. 

Bouquet: Cherry, marasca, walnut husk, wild berries, vanilla, cinnamon, mint, sage and tobacco. 

Taste: Rich of ripe fruit concentrate, fragrant, balanced. 

After taste: Mouthfilling, soft and persistent sweet tannin. 

Originally bottled by Conte Tasca d'Almerita Soc. Agr. a R. L. - Regaleali Estate - Sclafani Bagni - Italy

Alcohol level
14
Cellars
Tasca d'Almerita
Grapes
Nero d'Avola - Perricone
Region
Sicily
Appellation
DOC Contea di Sclafani
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