This is a wonderful blend of Nero d’Avola, Syrah and indigenous grape Nocera. It is brilliant pink, with a fragrant nose of fruity notes: strawberry, pomegranate and flowery scents of violet. Fresh, bone dry, savory, and well structured—balancing fruit with refreshing acidity and a long finish.
Denomination: Rosé – Sicilia DOC
Grapes: Nero d’Avola, Syrah, Nocera, Pinot Nero.
Production zone: South-West Sicily, Contessa Entellina Estate and neighboring areas.
Soil: Clay loam soils with a sub-alkaline reaction.
Ageing: In tanks for two months and another three months in bottle before release
Alcoholic content: 12% vol.
Color: Brilliant pink
Nose: Wide and fragrant bouquet with fruity notes of wild strawberries and pomegranate combined with delicate flowery scents of violets.
Palate: Fresh and savory with excellent structure, pleasant persistence and reminiscence of fruity notes.
Longevity: 2-3 years
Food & Wine: Match with hot and cold seafood antipasti, raw seafood (especially crustaceans) and first courses based on vegetables. We also recommend it with fried fish, fresh cheeses and second courses of roasted fish.
Serving method and temperature: Uncork at the moment and serve at 10-12°C in medium size glasses, not flared, relatively tall.