Wine Feudo Montoni, Nerello Mascalese "Rose di Adele", Sicilia DOC, 2017
Reviews of purchase Feudo Montoni, Nerello Mascalese "Rose di Adele", Sicilia DOC, 2017
The wine is an attractive pale golden color.
The taste of wine, fresh and pungent, reveals notes of blueberries, wild berries and almonds, gradually turning into a long aftertaste.
The harmonious wine aroma notes of rose and white flowers harmoniously complemented by hints of pomegranate and strawberries.
For this wine are excellent appetizers and fish dishes, white meats and soft cheeses.
Nerello Mascalese "Rose di Adele", Sicilia DOC - Pink dry wine from grapes Nerello Maskaleze. This is a rare and precious grape variety, which is grown on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily. grade name comes from the Mascali plain between Mount Etna and the coast. The vines, average age of 40 years, planted on sandy-clay soils at an altitude of 600 meters above sea level. Harvested by hand in small boxes. Vinification - traditional for rose wine with a short maceration in cement vats. After alcoholic fermentation the wine is aged on the lees in concrete tanks for six months.
History of the Sicilian farm estate Feudo Montone goes back centuries. Change the owner of the estate - from the Norman royal family to the local nobility, but one thing has remained unchanged - the elite vineyards with famous all over the world Nero d'Avola grapes and high quality wine from this variety. That is to say in the family acquired ownership of the land Feudo Montoni at the beginning of the XX century. In the heart of the estate is located Balio - a typical Sicilian old building in the shape of a rectangle, which is located inside a small courtyard. Previously estates peasants bred sheep, hence the name - Feudo Montoni, now here the grapes are grown mainly. Medieval coat of arms decorates the main entrance to the Balio and the famous cellar where the wine is aged, stored the stone with the date it was built - 1469. "I keep the old traditions and creating new estates" - says Fabio Serichi - today's owner Feudo Montone, which began producing a few years ago own wines under the name of "Feudo Montoni".
In the vineyards are grown different varieties of grapes, but Fabio is to say limited to the production of wine only 2 varieties: Nero d'Avola and Catarratto. According to him, Nero d'Avola - most charismatic Sicilian grapes. The rest of the harvest goes on sale a large and well-known manufacturers of Sicily. Nero d'Avola grapes sold winery Tasca d'Almerita to create a cult wine "Tasca d'Almerita Rosso del Conte". But in 1999, that is to say, Fabio decided to make wine itself. In a short time he was able to establish its own production and to produce new conceptual red wine varieties Nero d'Avola, a recognized wine experts such high-quality masterpiece of the genre. The main secret of Nero d'Avola Feudo Montoni lies in the particular clone, which grows nowhere else. Earth Feudo Montoni, located in an isolated area surrounded by green hills with small plantings of wheat, were able to maintain a unique variety Nero d'Avola without genetic mutations. Area of the vineyard with 50-year-old vines of 5 hectares per year produced only 20 thousand bottles.
The basic principles of winemaking philosophy Fabio is to say:
- Pure ancient clones;
- A small yield;
- Hand-picking of grapes from August to November;
- Maceration long (25 days);
- The use of natural yeasts;
- Aging in barrels, made of very fine French wood;
- Minimal impact on the nature of the fault by the oenologist and exception processes such as bleaching, filtering and reduction of degree.
Wines Feudo Montone appreciated by wine experts in many countries, but about the Fabio referred to as a "rising star" of winemaking. Style quality wines Feudo Montoni jewelry can be described as balanced, powerful and elegant.