Wine Donnafugata, "Mille e una Notte", Contessa Entellina DOC, 2015, 3 L
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Reviews of purchase Donnafugata, "Mille e una Notte", Contessa Entellina DOC, 2015, 3 L
Wine of deep ruby red color.
Well structured wine is particularly complex and elegant taste, which is dominated by shades of mulberry, alcoholized cherry and black fruit set off the velvety tannins successfully, leaving nuances in a long aftertaste.
The luxurious bouquet of wine bright flavors of cherry and mulberry harmoniously complemented by notes of cocoa, tobacco and eucalyptus.
Best of all wine is combined with cheese, meat sauce and a spicy dishes of veal, lamb or mutton.
The name of the wine "Mille e una Notte" is translated as "Thousand and One Nights." The first vintage of this wine was released in 1995. The label depicts a palace in Santa Margherita Belice, where she found refuge Queen Maria Carolina, who fled from Naples. The palace also once took a fancy Italian writer Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. The image of the palace under the promising stars was placed on the wine label Gabriela rally.
Harvest Wine occurs at the beginning of September. Grapes are fermented in steel tanks at a temperature of not more than 26-30 ° C for 12 days, after which the wine is kept 14-16 months in oak barrels. The final stage of production - a wine bottling and aging in the cellars of the winery for another 30 months. To feel the full potential of the beverage, it is recommended to apply in large glasses, with the unsealing of the bottle or a few minutes before the reception, or a few hours earlier. Wine learning a great potential for storage and will be disclosed within 8-10 years.
Wine "Mille e una Notte" won a bronze medal at the "Vinalies Internationales" in Paris in 2001.
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. 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!