GRAPE VARIETY: Pinot Noir
CLASSIFICATION: Geographical Indication Terre Siciliane
TERRITORY OF ORIGIN: North-eastern Sicily, slopes of Etna to the right of the Alcantara valley in the grounds of the Vajasindi estate.
ALTITUDE: From 600 to 800 meters a.s.l.
VINEYARDS: Vineyard reared with counter-espalier with high density of vines per hectare and low production per vine
HARVEST: Manual, perfectly ripe at the end of September
VINIFICATION: Destemming, cold pre-maceration and subsequent traditional maceration for 6-8 days at 26 ° - 30 ° C
MATURATION: For about 6 months in fine fine grain French oak barriques
AGING: After bottling for at least 2 months in the cellar at controlled temperature to evolve the bouquet
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.5 -13.0% in vol
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 17 ° - 18 ° C
COLOR: Ruby red with light garnet reflections
BOUQUET: Notes of red fruits such as blackberry, almost in jam - floral sensations in harmony with announced spicy notes such as white pepper
FLAVOR: Roundness and softness with a gentle perception of tannin. Mineral notes stand out. Elegantly velvety, it is a wine of great finesse. Good persistence.
PAIRING: Suitable for red meat dishes and in combination with aged cheeses. Excellent with rich red meat fish dishes such as tuna or fish soups
STORAGE: In a cool and not excessively humid environment, away from light
DURATION: Over 5 years if stored in suitable cellars
Bottled at the origin by DUCA DI SALAPARUTA Spa MARSALA (TP) ITALY