Selected Nero d’Avola and Cabernet Sauvignon are vinified and matured separately in French oak, 8 months and 12 months, respectively. Once blended, the wine is matured an additional 4 months in barriques and then bottle refined for 8 months.
Grapes: 80% Nero d’Avola, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Color: Concentrated red with purple reflections.
Bouquet: Intense aromas of blackberry, raspberry and cranberry with hints of liquorice, plum and vanilla.
Flavor: Refined wine of great depth; restrained use of oak adds a layer of complexity to this structured wine.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 13,5%
Pastas with meat sauce, grilled meats, game and aged cheeses; also pairs wells with grilled fish and tuna or swordfish steaks.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 61-64° F
FEUDO ARANCIO Cantodoro 12 - silver - Japan Wine Challenge 2014
FEUDO ARANCIO Cantodoro - Silver - Sommelier Wine Awards 2013
FEUDO ARANCIO Cantodoro 08 - 89 - Wine Enthusiast apr12
FEUDO ARANCIO Cantodoro 09 - silver - Mundus Vini 2012
FEUDO ARANCIO Cantodoro 07 - 87 -Wine Spectator nov2011
STEMMARI Cantodoro 2010 - Gold - Best in Class - Sunset International Wine Competition 2014
FEUDO ARANCIO Cantodoro 11 - Gold - Mundus Vini 2013
STEMMARI Cantodoro 2011 - 92 pts - Ultimate Wine Challenge 2014
FEUDO ARANCIO Cantadoro - gold - Dallas Wine Competition 2011
STEMMARI Cantodoro 2011 - 88 pts - Wine Enthusiast - Sept. 2014