MASSERIA DELLE COLLINE FURNARESI

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IGT

Producer

CAMBRIA

Region

Sicilia

Types

RED

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New York

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CLASSIFICATION: TERRE SICILIANE IGT

PRODUCTION COUNTRY: Italy | FURNARI (ME) – Sicily

GRAPE VARIETY: 70% NOCERA – 30% NERELLO MASCALESE

ALCOHOL: 13%

HARVEST: Manual, mid of September.

VINIFICATION: Grapes are macerated at controlled temperature, 12°C for the first 24 hours. Then temperature is allowed to go up slowly until it reaches 28°C. Maceration time can vary. After being devatted, grapes are soft pressed.

AGEING: In French oak barrels of capacity from 225 lt up to 3000 lt for about 4 months.

TASTING
VISUAL PROFILE: Intense ruby red with purple reflections.
OLFACTORY PROFILE: Intense, pleasantly fruity with a reminder of liquor-infused cherries, dark chocolate and black pepper. It has vegetal notes of Mediterranean woodlands with hints of sage, rosemary and thyme followed by scents of spicy vanilla, wood and dried wild rose.
TASTE PROFILE: Fresh, with a high acidity and pleasant tannins. Fine, mineral and enveloping, with a savory final note and a bitter almond aftertaste.
RECOMMENDED WITH: Red meat dishes, matures cheese. Excellent with game birds and ground bird.

Additional information

Classification

IGT

Producer

CAMBRIA

Region

Sicilia

Types

RED

Distributed in

New York