CASTELLO SVEVO Still Red Wine Terre Siciliane I.G.P.

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CASTELLO SVEVO Still Red Wine Terre Siciliane I.G.P.

  • Challenge du Vin

    Bordeaux France - April 2018

    Vintage: 2015

    Medaglia d'oro


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - Belgio - May 2016

    Vintage: 2013

    Gran medaglia d'oro



Variety:

Nero d’Avola dominant

Soil:

Munti, north side on a gentle slope, deep organic soil

Vine's training:

guyot

Harvest:

September

Harvest method:

manual in small crates about 14 kg

Vinification:

the grapes were gently destemmed. Fermentation and maceration at controlled temperature for around 7 days. Later on the mass was drawn off by separtion from the marc

Refining:

for about 12 months in stainless steel vats – minimum 6 months in bottle

Alcohol content:

13 % by Volume

Description:

The names of our wines have a strong tie with the family history or the history of the lands where we grow our vineyards. Castello Svevo is a name inspired by a real castle, Castello di Chiaramonte di Siculiana, near  Agrigento. A fortress built in the XII century and hunting ground of the emperor Federico II, too whom is dedicated the most prestigious of our traditional method sparkling wines.

SENSORY PROFILE

It shows an endearing ruby red. To the nose reveals scent of red roses and fruity notes of blackberry and sour cherry, with black peppercorn and undergrowth. A pleasant acidic freshness and overall balance of  taste.