Bottle

Riesi

Wine

Riesi

DOC

Area

The communes of Butera and Riesi in the D.O.C. zone in the Province of Caltanissetta.

Grapes

80% Nero d’Avola and 20% Syrah.

Vinification and Maturation

For each of the varieties (which are vinified separately) fermentation lasts 3 weeks at temperatures between 26° and _30° C (79°- 86° F). The wine matures for 12 months, 70% in 350-liter tonneaux and 30% in 60 hl. Slavonian oak casks, followed by a further period of bottle ageing.

Colour

A bright, concentrated ruby red.

Bouquet

Complex yet elegant, with rich notes of spices, blackberries, plums, morello cherries and coffee.

Flavour

Good firm structure and backbone, with appealing nuances of sour cherries and a long finish that is reminiscent of sweet almonds.

Serving Temperature

Serve at around 18° C (64° F).

Food Combinations

Excellent with richly flavored dishes: barbecued meats, pigeon, lamb or pasta and rice dishes with meat-based sauces.

Alcohol Level

14% vol.

Bottle and case size

6 x 0,75l

Estate

Feudo Principi di Butera
Contrada Deliella , 93011, Butera - Caltanissetta, Italy
Tel 0934 347726, Fax 0934 347851
www.feudobutera.it , info@feudobutera.it