Wine Donnafugata, "Angheli" Sicilia IGT, 2009
Reviews of purchase Donnafugata, "Angheli" Sicilia IGT, 2009
Wine beautiful garnet-red color.
Sredneteloe wine has rounded taste with silky tannins and a flexible texture. Long aftertaste decorated with hints of dried fruit.
The pleasant aroma of the wine reveals hints of plum, violet, black berries and dried herbs.
The wine is excellent accompaniment to grilled or stewed meat, game and cheeses.
The grapes for the production of "Angheli", the first vintage of which was released in 1997, collected in several stages - Merlot harvested in the last week of August, and Cabernet Sauvignon - in the third week of September. Then the fermentation takes place in steel tanks for 11-13 days at 28 ° C. After that, the wine is aged in French barriques biennial throughout the year. Bottle aging lasts about 24 months before implementation. If the wine is served in the large and wide glasses, the bottle is opened shortly before filing. Otherwise, the fault should be given the opportunity to "breathe" couple of hours. Wine storage capacity of more than 8 years.
In vintage 2009 reflected all the best that can give the wine of Sicily. The vineyard is located on the hills of a height of 200-600 meters above sea level, with calcareous soils rich in minerals. Planting density of 4500-6000 vines / ha yield - 2.4 tons per hectare. Ideal weather conditions of 2009 and careful care of the vineyard gave this year quite ripe and healthy crop of wine which is characterized by an excellent balance and a strong structure.
With the Italian economy Donnafugata name translates as "the woman fled." There is a legend about the escape of Queen Maria Carolina, who had fled from Naples and found its home in the small town in the heart of Santa Margherita Belice Valley, in the palace under the stars. Also, thanks to this event on many labels depicting the head of a woman with hair flowing.
Rallo dynasty for 150 years engaged in the production of the best wines of Sicily. On the basis of family tradition and the company was founded more modern format - Donnafugata. In this Sicilian family is always a party atmosphere. During the harvest in the vineyards of Donnafugata satisfied night music festival. Most of the vineyards are located in the south-east of Sicily, in the area of Contessa Entellina. Grapes in Donnafugata going at night; the farm using solar energy, which is due to solar cells is converted into electricity. Also deserves special attention the company's website Donnafugata, which is considered one of the best sites among winemakers in Italy!