An elegant wine that expresses all of the intensity of Sicily.
This wine is produced in Sambuca of Sicily, in the province of Agrigento. It is best when grown with a lot of sunlight and in soil that has a light amount of clay. The type of farming is “Espalier”, used with an average density of planting where there are 4500 plants per 2.5 Acres.
100% Pinot Noir. It is a variety that is precocious, maturing around the end of August or beginning of September.
Collected from the grapes that have achieved perfect, aromatic, and polyphenolic maturation, they are de-stemmed and cooled for compressing and maceration at 54 degrees for 2 days. The successive alcoholic fermentation takes place for 7 days at 77 degrees. A small portion of the wine is matured in French oak barriques for 6-7 months.
Color: Ruby red with reflections of violet.
Bouquet: Emerging notes of matured fruits like blackberries, wild strawberries, cherries integrated with inklings of spice derived from the aging in the wooden barriques.
Flavor: Dry, with a structure of delicate tannins, balanced by a pleasing acidity and a fruity taste on the palate.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 13,5%
Accompanies savory first courses like pasta with meat sauce, second courses with red meats, medium-spiced roasts, and semi-matured cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 60-64° F
STEMMARI Pinot Noir 2011 - Bronze - Sunset International Wine Competition 2014
STEMMARI Pinot Noir 12 - 89 pts - Ultimate Wine Challenge 2014
STEMMARI Pinot Noir 12 - 87 pts - Wine Enthusiast - Sept. 2014
STEMMARI Pinot Noir 12 - bronze - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014
STEMMARI Pinot Noir 11 - silver - Sommelier Wine Awards 2014
STEMMARI Pinot Noir 11 - elogio - Decanter World Wine Awards 2013
STEMMARI Pinot Noir 11 - Silver - Mundus Vini 2013
STEMMARI Pinot Noir - 85 - Silver - Beverage Testing Institute 2011
STEMMARI Pinot Noir - 87 - Best Buy - Wine Enthusiast March 2011
STEMMARI Pinot Noir - ood&wine - January 2010
STEMMARI Pinot Noir - Silver - 89 - BESTBUY - BTI - 2009