Wine Duca di Salaparuta, "Passo delle Mule", Sicilia IGT, 2016
Reviews of purchase Duca di Salaparuta, "Passo delle Mule", Sicilia IGT, 2016
Wine of deep, saturated ruby-red color.
Rich, rich, velvety wine with berry flavor and sustainable strict, but pleasant tannins. Long and slightly acidic aftertaste.
The aroma of wine, taking in the strong arms of concern consists of juicy notes of raspberry and cherry varieties Morello, underlined hints of vanilla and spices.
The wine is recommended to serve with red meat and cheeses average degree of exposure.
"Passo delle Mule", 2011 - voluminous and complex monosortovoe wine created from grapes Nero d`Avola grown in well-ventilated and winding hills belonging economy SuorMarchesa, which is located in the south of Sicily. Later on, but the hot September sun allows the berries to achieve maximum ripeness, a high concentration of sugars and extractives in the skin of the fruit. Soils - mixed type, with a predominance of silicon and limestone. The height of the vineyards above sea level ranges from 290 to 340 meters. Vines are mounted on the vertical lattice systems; planting density is high enough - 5290 vines per hectare. The climate is characterized by mild winters, cool springs, dry and hot in the summer and autumn. Harvesting takes place by hand at the end of September. Fruits are exempt from the crests and put under pressure, followed by maceration of the skin for 8 days in a controlled temperature 28-30 ° C. Wine is aged in large, specially selected oak casks for at least 10 months. After bottling, the wine cellars continued maturation under controlled temperature (no more than 15-16 ° C) for 6-8 months. Further aging in bottle softens and refines the body of wine and promotes new shades and nuances of flavor and aroma.
Projects associated with Sicily, is always born innovative ideas found their expression in audacious experiments, which have appeared as a result of the world-famous wines, authentic icons of winemaking. One of these wines was "Duca Enrico" - the first company monosortovoe wine produced from grapes Nero d`Avola. Universally recognized masterpieces - a rarity and good luck for any company, but each of the wines produced by Duca di Salaparuta, is a model of high quality, and fully reflects the character of its terroir.