Wine Cusumano, "Noa" Nero d'Avola-Cabernet-Merlot, Sicilia DOC, 2015
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The wine has a dense dark ruby color with a purple hue.
Gorgeous fruity wine perfectly structured and demonstrates perfect balance and tangible tannic structure. At steady finish felt accents minerals.
The wine is rich and intense flavor with hints of blackberry, plum and currant, spice accents, cocoa and graphite. Special savor the flavor nuances give menthol and balsamic.
The wine is recommended to serve dishes from beef or veal sausages, meatloaf and hot dishes. In order to taste the wine opened up as much as possible, it should be decanted an hour before the expected serving.
"Noa" - the flagship winery Cusumano. This terroir wine has a bright, individual character, unique aroma of dark berries and spices and energetic fresh taste, which makes it possible to extend the stable aftertaste. The practice of blending imported grapes with local autochthonous varieties is quite popular in Sicily, and winemakers companies Cusumano also use it in their production.
In blended "Noah" dominates grapes Nero d'Avola (40%), supplemented in equal parts Cabernet Sauvignon (30%) and Merlot (30%). The vines grow in Presti e Pegni, in Alcamo, at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level with compact clayey soils. Vineyards have a very successful solar exposure: Nero d'Avola - in the south, Merlot - the south-east, Cabernet Sauvignon - in the south and southeast. The average age of the vines is 13 years, planting density - 5,000 vines per hectare. The average yield of 50 quintals of grapes per hectare. Crop matures early enough and is going in the first week of September. Fermentation of wine goes with controlled temperature 28-30 ° C for 10-15 days, for malolactic fermentation, the wine is placed in oak barrels. They also wine is aged at least 12 months, and then for some time - in bottles. Wine storage capacity is 7-10 years.
Company "Cusumano" was founded in 2001 by brothers Alberto and Diego Cusumano, representing the third generation of a family of winemakers. The company is constantly expanding, acquiring new vineyards. Today, the total area of possessions "Cusumano" is 390 hectares. This beautiful vineyards located in Sicily at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level. In 2003, the company has converted Partinico structure of XIX century, which today made and kept excellent wines made not only local, but also import grapes. The diversity of climate and soil throughout the sunny island allow winemakers to create a sensual wine with a rich flavor that might have been born in Sicily. Thanks to a deep knowledge of the territory of Sicily Cusumano brothers were under their vineyards precisely those areas where different varieties can reach their full potential.