Suormarchesa Passo Delle Mule  Duca di Salaparuta
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Passo Delle Mule Duca di Salaparuta

Enveloping, soft and fresh Nero d'Avola

A single varietal wine produced from Nero d’Avola grapes, first produced on the sinuous and well-ventilated hills of the Suor Marchesa estate, in the hinterland of the southern part of Sicily, where grapes reach full maturity under the late September sun.

  • 75 cl.
  • 2021
€11.50 (tax incl.) (€15.33 lt) €9.43 (tax excl.)
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Classification: Scilia DOC

Grape Variety: 100% Nero d'Avola

Production area: Central-southern Sicily, municipality of Butera on the Riesi - Gela axis. SuorMarchesa estate. Passo delle Mule vineyard

Soil: Mixed limestone-siliceous composition

Altitude: From 290 to 340 meters above sea level

Climate: Mild winters with cool springs, hot and very dry summers and autumns

Plant density: 5,290 vines per hectare

Training system: Vineyard grown in the counter-espalier

Harvest: Manual, when perfectly ripe (after half of September)

Vinification: Destemming and traditional maceration for 8 days at 28-30°C

Maturation: Passo delle Mule was born from the meeting of Nero d’Avola that spends at least 10 months in very fine-grained oak wood and Nero d’Avola that is vinified & softened in vats

Aging: After bottling 6-8 months in the cellar at a controlled temperature (15-16°C) to evolve the bouquet

Alcohol content: 13.0% - 13.5% by vol.

Color: intense and deep ruby ​​red

Aroma: enveloping, fruity cherry and raspberry, pleasantly balanced complex of spices and vanilla

Taste: rich, ample and velvety, with great structure and aromatic persistence, with typical austere but gentle tannins

Pairings: Excellent with red meat dishes and medium-aged cheeses

Serving temperature: 17-18°C

Storage: Bottle laid down in a cool (15°C) and not excessively humid environment

Duration: Over 5 years if stored in suitable cellars

First year of production: Harvest 2002

Bottled by Duca di Salaparuta Spa - Via Vincenzo Florio 1 Marsala (TP) - Italy - in Bagheria (PA) - Italy

Alcohol level
Nero d'Avola
Sicilia DOC
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