PRODUCTION COUNTRY: Italy | FURNARI (ME) – Sicily
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% NOCERA
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 14 months. After bottling, bottle ageing at controlled temperature for about six months.
VISUAL PROFILE: Deep ruby red.
OLFACTORY PROFILE: Wide, complex and fine. Opens with fruit notes of blueberries and blackberries, leaving space for earthy notes and ending with a light smoky note.
TASTE PROFILE: It is an enveloping and round wine. Soft and silky, it stands out for its long persistence in the mouth.
RECOMMENDED WITH: Red meat dishes, matures cheese. Perfect with Sicilian black swine in tomato.