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Nero d'Avola e Merlot Calanìca, Duca di Salaparuta

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A classic but by no means banal blend, this wine harmoniously bonds two vines with strong personalities, astonishing for its serene balance. Merlot, with its Mediterranean fragrance, and Nero d’Avola, with its softness and its forceful cherry scent

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District Sicilia

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NERO D'AVOLA E MERLOT CALANÌCA

I.G.T.

Production Area

Central-south Sicily, town of Butera along the Riesi - Gela road

Grape Variety

Nero d’Avola - Merlot

Type

Red

Classification

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

Soil

Calcareous-siliceous mix

Altitude

from 290 to 340 metres above sea level

Vineyard

Vertical shoot positioning trellised vines with 5,200 units per hectare

Climate

Mild, wet winters with cool springs. Summers and autumns are hot and very dry

Harvest

By hand at full ripeness for both grape varieties after mid September

Vinification

Traditional destalking and maceration for 6- 8 days at 28° - 30° C

Ageing

Two bases malolactic blending carried out at maturation for at least 12 months in large glazed cement vats in order to infuse the characteristics. After bottling 2 – 3 months in cellar at controlled temperature (15°-16° C.) to develop the bouquet

Tasting Note

Colour: deep and bright ruby red

Bouquet: intense and full with notes of little ripe red fruits

Flavour: warm and velvety with clear sensations of black cherries, elegant tannin touch. Good structure and persistent aroma

Alcohol Content

12,5 % - 13,0 % vol

Serving Temperature

16° - 18° C

Recommended With

Perfect for red meat dishes and for some semimature cheeses. Perfect for tasty main courses

Storage

In very cool places (13°-15°C) with low humidity

Life

Over 5 years if stored in appropriate cellars

1st Year of production

2007 harvest

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Nero d'Avola e Merlot Calanìca, Duca di Salaparuta

Nero d'Avola e Merlot Calanìca, Duca di Salaparuta

A classic but by no means banal blend, this wine harmoniously bonds two vines with strong personalities, astonishing for its serene balance. Merlot, with its Mediterranean fragrance, and Nero d’Avola, with its softness and its forceful cherry scent

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