Wine "Sedara" DOC, 2017, 375 ml
- Grape varieties:
Vintages and volumes
Reviews of purchase "Sedara" DOC, 2017, 375 ml
Wine red ruby color.
The wine has a pleasant, harmonious taste with fresh acidity, spicy nuances and a long aftertaste.
In an intense aroma of wine is dominated by fruity notes of cherry and floral tones of rose.
The wine goes well with tuna, pasta dishes with meat sauce, baked sophisticated pasta dishes and red meat. Wine is perfect for every day and for a celebratory occasion, party with friends or a barbecue.
Wine "Cedar" is named after the Cedar Angelica, the heroine of the film by Luchino Visconti "Leopard." Action movies this happens in Sicily during the civil war for the unification of the Italian lands and is directly related to the estate Donnafugata. On the wine label shows a winery in Contessa Entellina and the land which is deeply rooted vines.
"Sedara" confirms the traditional characteristics of the wine its rich fruity taste with a pleasant freshness. Blend wine almost half consists of Nero d'Avola grapes with the addition of international varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah and a small part of the other red varieties. This diversity makes the wine more complex and intense. All grapes are grown in Sicily, on clay soils with 20-35% limestone, rich in nutrients (potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese and zinc). Vineyards have a south-western exposure and is located at an altitude of 200-600 meters above sea level.
2012 was characterized by excellent weather and moderate rainfall. The harvest begins in late August with Merlot and continued in the first two weeks of September. Fermentation and maceration of the skin were carried out in steel containers for 10 days at a temperature of 26-30 ° C. After malolactic fermentation the wine is aged for 9 months in cement vats and then almost 6 months - in bottles.
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. During the harvest in the vineyards of Donnafugata satisfied night music festival. Most of the vineyards are located in the south-east of Sicily, in the area of Contessa Entellina. Grapes in Donnafugata going at night; the farm using solar energy, which is due to solar cells is converted into electricity. Also deserves special attention the company's website Donnafugata, which is considered one of the best sites among winemakers in Italy!