Production Area: Sambuca di Sicilia (Agrigento). Selection of the best organic grapes, with low yeald per ha. After a very long fermentation with skin contact to extract colour, body and aromas, the wine is pressed; 50% of the it is aged in barriques e 50% in concrete tanks for about 6 months, where it undergoes malolactic fermentation. The wine is then bottled to preserve the fruit flavours.
Deep ruby; the bouquet is full of red and dark fruits, spicy and balsamic (eucalyptus) hints, notes of oak; full body wine with very long aftertaste; it is ready to drink now but it has a shelf life of 8 years. Best served with: It matches perfectly well with medium aged cheese, red meat, game
Chocolate, juicy raspberry, black jelly beans, aromatic dried herbs and dried rose. Medium-bodied, thick and flavoursome, with silty tannin, dark chocolate coated almonds, even acidity, and a ripe chocolaty finish, with chocolaty tannin running on. Very bloody tasty. A certain crowd-pleaser. Tasted: Oct 18; Alcohol: 13.5%; Price: $23; Closure: Screwcap; Drink: 2018-2023; Rated: 92 Points; Gary Walsh; The Wine Front
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