Wine Donnafugata, "Sherazade", Sicilia IGT, 2012
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Reviews of purchase Donnafugata, "Sherazade", Sicilia IGT, 2012
Wine brilliant violet-red color.
Sredneteloe wine has a lively, juicy taste with a silky texture and elegant tannins. The finish is marked berry notes.
Ripe aroma of the wine reveals notes of raspberry, cherry, flowers, vanilla and herbs.
The wine will be the perfect pair with pasta with tomato sauce, grilled fish, various kinds of cold meats and soft cheeses, are also worth a try the pizza. Excellent as a drink for a family dinner or with friends. Recommended to be served by the glass medium size.
Sherazade (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 Wine produced in 2006, it was originally made of two grape varieties: Nero d'Avola and Syrah.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 fermentation in stainless steel tanks and maceration on the skins for 8 days at a temperature of 24-26 ° C was conducted malolactic fermentation. Then the wine is aged 2 months in steel tanks and 3 months in bottle. Wine storage capacity is 4 years.
In 2009, the Canadian Wine Competition "Selections Mondiales Des Vins Canada" wine "Sherazade", received a silver medal in 2008 and 2010 vintage in the competition "Berebene Low Cost" by Gambero Rosso won an award for excellent value "money" and entered the list of "250 Best Wines" in the UK.
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!