Sicily is a region where many grape varieties give their best. Here Cabernet Sauvignon acquires an absolutely unique personality. This wine has an excellent structure and its polyphenolic profile assures a great aging potential. The winemaking of this balanced wine is entrusted to Alessandro Cellai, who is also the winemaker and managing director of the Tuscan estates, Castellare and Rocca di Frassinello.
Owner: Paolo Panerai
Winemaker: Alessandro Cellai
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard Location: Niscemi
Orientation: South East
Elevation: From 250 to 270 m a.s.l.
Vines Planted: 2002
Trellising: Spurred cordon
Soil: Medium texture, slightly sandy and calcareous
Fermentation in stainless steel vats using natural yeasts at a temperature of 77°F for 10 days. Maceration on the skins for 1 month with frequent pumpings over
10 months in French oak barriques; 6 months of bottle refinement
Color: Deep ruby red color
Bouquet: Intense fruity nose of cherry, raspberry and elegant spices
Flavor: On the palate it is full bodied and round, with noteworthy tannic depth and a great elegance.
Pairings: Ideal with red meats, roasts, lamb, porcini mushrooms and aged cheese
Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 14,000 bottles