Butera, central-southern Sicily
16° - 18° C
750 ml - 1500 ml
VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Fermentation is carried out at a temperature of 28-30°C and lasts for about 8 days. The wine ages for 12 months in 60 hl Slavonian barrels, followed by a further period of ageing in the bottle.
colour: bright and very intense ruby red.
bouquet: broad and persistent bouquet with pleasant notes of morello cherry, fruit and sweet spices.
flavour: rich, enveloping and with a robust structure, distinct sensations of pleasant fruitiness, sustained by a long and soothing finish on the palate.
Ideal with savoury stuffed pasta, pasta served with spicy sauces and hare ragout, stews and game braised in wine. Equally excellent with mature pecorino or marbled cheeses.