Wine Donnafugata, "La Fuga" Chardonnay, Contessa Entellina DOC, 2011
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Reviews of purchase Donnafugata, "La Fuga" Chardonnay, Contessa Entellina DOC, 2011
Wine delicate golden brown.
Taste wine elegant, attractive, rich, fresh, balanced, full and deep, with a long aftertaste.
Deep and rich aroma of the wine reveals lush shades of pineapple, apple and banana, which complement the subtle mineral notes.
Wine is perfect for complex dishes tuna, as well as crustaceans, pasta with sardines, broccoli, tomatoes, raisins and pine nuts or sliced sea bass with fragrant garlic and onion.
Wine "La Fuga" is made from the most famous white grapes - Chardonnay. The grapes for the production of "La Fugue" is going at night in early August. Immediately after collecting berries are soft-pressed, then the process of fermentation under strictly controlled temperature. Performed malolactic fermentation. Extract of wine for a few months in steel tanks goes. After bottling, the wine is kept for another three months in bottles.
Vintage 2011 was characterized by lower temperatures and rainy spring, even though the end of the season was less rainy than usual. Yields were lower, but the grapes were harvested healthy and ripe, fragrant bouquet with a rich and very elegant taste. Wine storage capacity - up to 2016.
On the wine label "La Fuga" depicts a woman with flying hair in the wind, which is always in motion, and with it "moves" the nature, the earth and the sun. Wine "La Fugue" has repeatedly won awards "Vino Frutto" at the annual contest of the best wines from Italy "Luca Maroni", called best buy of the year, awarded by Gambero Rosso for the best combination of "price-quality".
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.
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. At harvest time the company "Donnafugata" satisfied with the vineyards night music festival. Most of the vineyards are located in the south-east of Sicily, in the area of Contessa Entellina. Winegrowers "Donnafugata" harvest at night; the farm using solar energy, which is due to solar cells is converted into electricity. Also, special attention should be site of "Donnafugata", which is considered one of the best winemakers in Italy!