The nose is immediately powerful, warm and fruity. A successful synthesis of two vine varieties with a dominance of plum, mulberry and sour black cherry. It suggests an idea of crispy fruit, fully confirmed in the mouth, and though easy to drink, it has a complexity enhanced by refinement., red berrieshints of chocolate and vanillathe palate is warm, tannic, velvety, very persistent.

Additional information

Production areaEloro DOC area near Pachino and the Gulf Porto Ulisse 30 meters above sea level
microclimateModerately cold winters and hot summers and windy; temperature variations between day and night of 8/10 °
GroundType of light, very calcareous, with tuff and marl
VinesNero D’Avola – Merlot
Planting densityNero D’Avola plants 6.400 ha., Merlot plants 4.545 ha.
Average productionNero D’Avola 46 (kg.0.700 per plant) Merlot 39 (kg. 0,850 per plant)
Exposure of the vineyardsSouth
WinemakingSeparate vine; fermentation and maceration, 12 to 15 days at temperatures of 26-30 °
RefinementStainless steel, 6 months in barrels of French oak, part new and part used, after bottled.
Alcoholic strength14 %
Food pairingsBraised, cheese Ragusano DOP, Lamb stuffed baked, Ricotta ravioli with pork sauce
Service temperatureServe at 18 °

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