Wine Donnafugata, "Sherazade", Sicilia IGT, 2010
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Reviews of purchase Donnafugata, "Sherazade", Sicilia IGT, 2010
The wine has a ruby red color with purple reflections.
This full-bodied wine has excellent structure and silky tannins.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of fruit, minerals and balsamic shades that complement the notes of blackcurrant, cherry, blackberry and sweet nuances of coconut.
The wine goes well with pasta, white meat and seafood dishes. Particularly well suited to the paste «alla Norma» (tomato sauce, fried eggplant and grated cheese), as well as to the soup with beef and lentils, stuffed leg of lamb and goulash.
Scheherazade (Sherazade) - the main character of fairy tales "Thousand and One Nights", a beautiful young girl with a magical voice that every night the king told wonderful tales. Wine "Sherazade" - this is another creation of the company "Donnafugata". Wine produced in 2006, it was originally made of two grape varieties: Nero d'Avola and Syrah. Since 2009, the "Sherazade" was monosortovym wine, now it is composed only of Nero d'Avola - king of the Sicilian grapes. He easily and well matured, passing the blame perfect fruity aroma. The grapes are harvested in September, after maceration and malolactic fermentation the wine is kept in a vat 2 months, then 3 months in bottle.
In 2009, the Canadian Wine Competition "Selections Mondiales Des Vins Canada" wine "Sherazade", in 2008 received a silver medal.
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!