Siciliani
Rosso

Siciliani Rosso envokes the wild and rugged landscapes of western Sicily’s Terre Sicane, with its enticing aromas of Mediterranean herbs, wildberry fruits and spice.  An expressive red blend, full of contrasts between fruity and savory notes.

Characteristics

Denomination IGP Terre Siciliane
Variety 70% Syrah, 15% Nero d’Avola, 15% Merlot
Alcohol 14%
Production 30,000 bottles
Vineyards Miccina and Paradiso in Contessa Entellina (PA)
Altitude 1,400 feet – 1,800 feet
Soil Volcanic tuff, Clay mix
Vinification Destemming, fermentation in stainless steel, each variety seperately.
Aging 18 months on the fine lees in stainless steel, 6 months in neutral barrels
Production philosophy Certified Organic, Vegan Friendly

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Description

A red blend of indigenous and international varieties sourced from the family vineyards in Contessa Entellina (Palermo). A harmonious blend that expresses it’s territory thanks to rigorous, organic vineyard management and organic winemaking.
Hand harvested grapes are destemmed; fermentation in stainless steel tanks, each varietal seperately. The wine ages between stainless steel tanks and neutral barrels, with regular, manual racking.
Deep ruby red with shades of violet. Plush nose with black cherry and blueberries, hints of chocolate and an impressive palate for this great food wine.

Color Deep ruby red
Aroma An expressive bouquet of violets, black cherry and chocolate
Flavor A layered palate with interesting contrasts between fruity and savory notes.

91 points International Wine Review – 2016 vintage

Food Suggestions

Deep red in color with shades of violet. Plush nose, black cherry and blueberries, a hint of bitter chocolate and an impressive palate for this great food wine.

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