Wine "Zisola", Sicilia DOC, 2017
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Reviews of purchase "Zisola", Sicilia DOC, 2017
Wine rich cherry red color.
The wine has an elegant, full, complex, layered taste, reveals hints of wild berries, orange peel and southern juicy tannins. The finish is long.
Fresh aroma of the wine of medium intensity woven shades of ripe dark berries, red fruit and sharp spices.
Wine blends with spicy fish soups, pasta and risotto, grilled red meat and vegetables.
"Zisola" - elegant Sicilian red wine of great complexity, with the potential storage for 10 years or more. This wine is made from native Sicilian Nero d'Avola grapes, vines whose family Mazzei, the founder of the winery "Zisola," found in the south-east of Sicily, close to the picturesque town of Noto. This is one of the most beautiful and spectacular areas of the region is protected by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Fingerprint on wine label belongs to Francesco Mazzei and symbolizes uncompromising quality wines from this exciting wine region.
Vineyards from which harvested for "Zisola", located at an altitude of 130 meters above sea level, the average soil texture consist of limestone and minerals. Stocking density - 5,500 vines per hectare. 2010 crop harvested by hand, starting from September 20. After fermentation at 26-28 ° C and maceration for 14-16 days wine was aged 10 months in small French oak barrels of 225 liters in volume, 33% of which were new. After bottling in December 2012 the wine matures in the cellars of the winery another 6 months.
Zisola - one of those companies, which honors the traditional methods of winemaking and creates great wines, whose main characteristic is the high quality and Italian elegance. She founded one of the most respected wine-making families Italy - Mazzei Family, owners of the famous Tuscan farm Fonterutoli. The company owns 21 hectares of beautiful vineyards, most of which is given over to grapes Nero d'Avola and only a small part is occupied by varieties like Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Proximity to the sea creates the perfect climate for a smooth and uniform ripening of the grapes, and calcareous soils give berries delicious fruit flavors. Winery company is equipped with modern equipment, allowing to control the temperature of fermentation, which in turn contributes significantly to the quality of wines.