Area of production: produced in the vineyards in the DOC Erice territory in western Sicily
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 40% – Cabernet Franc 10% – Merlot 30% – Nero d’Avola 20%
Altitude: 250/300mt. above sea level
Density: 4.000/4.500 plants per ha.
Production technique: harvesting in boxes. Destalked, vinification in red with traditional soft pressure of the skins and maceration at a controlled temperature of between 25-28°C. A very careful “élevage” in barrique of french oak 2nd and 3rd passage for 12-14 months. Cold bottling and refined in the bottle for 12 months
Type of wine: Red. I.G.T. Terre Siciliane
Colour: intense red garnet
Perfume: notes of red berries, accompanied in a well balanced way by notes of vanilla, liquorice and black pepper
Taste: full velvet and persistent flavour, its smooth structure is due to the sweetness and softness of the tannins
Bottle: 75 cl – 150 cl – 14% Vol. Best served at: 16° C
Food Pairing: Recommended with red meat and game, rich in strong taster. Well balanced with seasoned spicy cheese.