Nerello Mascalese IGP

Nerello Mascalese IGP - Terre Siciliane

One of the oldest and most typical native grapes of Sicily. This red wine has elegant and velvety tannins with a good acidity, minerality and persistence. With an intense and fruity aroma with hints of cherry, blackberry and sour cherries followed by sensations of tobacco, carob and vanilla. Excellent with red meats, elaborate sauces, pasta dishes and aged cheeses.

Grapevine

100 % Nerello Mascalese

Production Area

Riesi (CL)

Breeding System

Espalier

Ground

Tending to clay

Harvest

The grapes, harvested during late september, are pressed and fermented in stainless steel, in contact with the skins for 5/6 days. Aging process in stainless steel tanks followed by four months of aging in bottle.

Color

Cherry red, with garnet reflections

Perfume

Persistent, fruity, with hints of ripe cherry and spices like vanilla and black pepper, slightly salty

Taste

Intense and basically savory, enveloping, with an aftertaste of sweet tannins, of good persistence

Alcohol content

vol. 13,5%

To be tasted at

16/18°c

Best match

First courses with elaborate sauces, risottos, red meats, black pork sausage and aged cheeses

DATA SHEET

LABEL

ZONE

FORMAT

Technical cork stopper

AWARDS

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