Wine Tasca d'Almerita, "Lamuri", Sicilia IGT, 2010
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Reviews of purchase Tasca d'Almerita, "Lamuri", Sicilia IGT, 2010
Wine intense, bright ruby color with a slight purple hue.
Rich, rounded taste of the wine has well balanced acidity, noticeable, but velvety tannins, soft texture, excellent tones of red fruits and hints of wood, bright berry aftertaste supplemented with light mineral nuances.
In the complex, multifaceted flavor of wine blend harmoniously tones of red berries, plums, mulberries, notes of bay leaf, cinnamon, vanilla and nuances of coffee beans, cocoa and tobacco.
The wine goes well with red meat, spicy sauce and mature cheeses.
"Lamoureux" translated from Sicilian dialect means "love" and eloquently tells the story of Tasca d'Almerita - family history, the people, their passions, their ideas. Such as for example the cultivation of varieties Nero d'Avola, who has long taken root in the hills Regaleali.
The combination of soil and unique microclimate favorable effect on old vines Nero d'Avola, which lie at an altitude of 450-750 meters above sea level, which grows grapes for juicy, elegant, rich, with soft tannins Sicilian wine "Lamoureux". The grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 25-28 ° C for 12 days. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is kept 12 months in French oak barrels Allier and Tronse volume of 225 liters, 20% of them - are new, and 80% - two- and three-year. Then the wine is bottled in the three months prior to entering the market.
History Conte Tasca d'Almerita begins in 1830, when brothers Don and Don Lucio Tasca acquired Carmelo Mastrodzhiovanni Regaleali former fortress, which is located on the border between the provinces of Palermo and Kaltanisetta, in the heart of Sicily. Regaleali name comes from the Arabic "RahalAli" - farm Ali.
Much has changed since then, but remain unchanged love for the area, respect for tradition, the cultivation of grapes and a remarkable production of high quality wines. Tasca d'Almerita company has existed for over 150 years, today it is known worldwide for its wines regularly receive awards at various competitions. Land farm consists of 500 hectares, 360 of which are given over to vineyards. They are located at an altitude of 400 to 750 meters above sea level.
The local climate has unique characteristics, it allows you to collect a late harvest, making wine acquire unique tone. In the year produced 3 million. Bottles. The motto of the economy reads: "Tradition and innovation." Owners Tasca d'Almerita care about the traditions and keeping pace with the times. They are used in the production of advanced equipment, thus solving, issues of tomorrow, today.
The estate Tasca d'Almerita constantly being zonal research and work on the selection of clones. In accordance with the results of their annual planted new vines. In addition, there are experimental estate vineyards where the grapes are compared from around the world (Italian, Greek, Spanish, French, etc.), as well as test new rootstocks and new clones of autochthonous and international varieties. With four artificial lakes vineyards never suffer from hot and dry sirocco wind that sometimes raging hot Sicilian summer. The quality of wine that will get at the winery, laid it in the vineyards, and technology can only emphasize what is given by nature.