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Frappato e Sirah Calanìca, Duca di Salaparuta

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Flowery rose and viola notes make this blend of Frappato and Syrah pleasurably elegant. Calanìca is a wine that transmits all the characteristics of its territory and can be savoured both as an aperitif and throughout the meal, especially to accompany fish dishes

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FRAPPATO E SYRAH CALANÌCA

I.G.T.

Production Area

South-eastern Sicily, in the province of Agrigento, on soils and in microclimates with a traditional vocation for quality red grapes

Grape Variety

Frappato - Syrah

Type

Red

Classification

Typical geographical indication (I.G.T. Terre Siciliane)

Soil

Mixed composition, generally calcareous

Altitude

Between 150 and 200 metres above sea level

Vineyard

Vertical shoot positioning trellised vines with 4,500 plants per hectare

Climate

Mild winters with hot and dry springs and summers

Harvest

By handat full ripeness (in September depending on the grape variety)

Vinification

Traditional and separate de-stemming and maceration for 4 – 7 days at 24° - 27°C, and assemblage of wines at full malolactic fermentation

Ageing

For 12 months in vitrified cement vats. After bottling 3 – 4 months in cellar at controlled temperature (15° - 16°C) to develop the bouquet

Tasting Note

Colour: ruby red with purple tints

Bouquet: complex, intense and fruity, with notes of rose and violet

Flavour: rich, full and velvety with soft tannins, and markedly persistent

Alcohol Content

12,0 % - 12,5 % vol

Serving Temperature

16° - 18° C

Recommended With

Recommended with rich fish dishes, meat, and semi-mature cheeses

Storage

bottle stored horizontally in a cool place (15°C) with low humidity

Life

A wine which should be enjoyed within two years

1st Year of production

2008 harvest

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Frappato e Sirah Calanìca, Duca di Salaparuta

Flowery rose and viola notes make this blend of Frappato and Syrah pleasurably elegant. Calanìca is a wine that transmits all the characteristics of its territory and can be savoured both as an aperitif and throughout the meal, especially to accompany fish dishes

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