A grand family of wine, enchanted by Sicily, discovered Zisola near Noto, an area of rare beauty.This wine made with skill and expertise, and aged for 10 months in small oak barrels, presents itself as elegant and concentrated with great depth.
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Appellation: Sicilia Noto Rosso DOC
Winery location: Contrada Zisola - Noto (Siracusa)
Grape varieties: Nero d'Avola
Alcohol: 12,55% vol.
Total acidity: 5,78‰
Vineyards location: 130 m.a.s.l.; S/E exposure
Soil: Medium texture, calcareous and mineral
Vineyards age: 10 - 15 years
Training system: Head-pruned bush vines
Nr. of vines per hectare: 5,550
Harvest: Hand picked from September 6th
Fermentation temperature: 26 - 28° C
Period of maceration: 14 - 16 days
Ageing: 10 months in small french oak barrels (225 lt / 33% new)
Bottling: September 2019
Available on the market: December 2019
Production: 115,000 bottles
Formats: 750 ml - 1,5 lt - 3 lt
First vintage: 2004
Ageing potential: Up to 10 years
Key descriptors: Well built, forest fruits and sunny orange peel flavors, long and layered taste
Food pairing: Spicy fish soups, savoury pasta and rice dishes, grilled red meats and vegetables