Sicilia DOC


Sicilia DOC
Production area A wine that expresses the two souls of Sicily: a land of great native grapes like Nero d'Avola, but also a land where international varietals like Cabernet Sauvignon are successfully grown.
Grapes Nero d’Avola, Cabernet Sauvignon
Characteristics Color: concentrated red with purple reflections.
Bouquet: intense aromas of blackberry, raspberry, and cranberry with hints of liquorice, plum and vanilla.
Flavor: refined wine of great depth. The restrained use of oak adds a layer of complexity to this structured wine.

Pairings: it pairs well with meat sauce, grilled meats, game and aged cheeses; it also pairs well with grilled fish and tuna or swordfish steaks.
Alcohol content 13,5%
Serving temperature 61-64°F


Nero d’Avola: harvested in the second week of September, fermented using selected yeasts at 75-77°F for several days, malolactic fermentation using selected bacteria, maturation for several months in 2-year-old French barriques that with light toasting.
Cabernet Sauvignon: harvested in the first week of October, fermentation and maceration using selected yeasts at 78-82°F for several days, malolactic fermentation with selected bacteria, maturation for several months in 3-year-old French barriques with medium toasting.
Blend: after maturation in oak, the wines are blended and aged for some more months in barriques to facilitate the fusion of aromas. This is followed by bottling and a long refinement.

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