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Cabernet Sauvignon

Sicilia DOC

At the base of one of the famous red wines in the world, this variety discovered the ideal environment in Sicily to produce wines with great depth, but at the same time distinguished for its delicate tannins and aromatic complexity.

13,5%
Alcohol content
16-18°C
Serving temperature
Characteristics
Production area
Sambuca di Sicilia, in the province of Agrigento. It prefers terrain that is slightly clayey, and with plenty of sunlight. The type of farming is “Espalier”, used with an average density of planting where there are 4500 plants per 2.5 Acres.
Vinification
100% Cabernet Sauvignon.This varietal is harvested at the end of September. De-stemming and alcoholic fermentation with the skins occurs for twelve days at 26°C. Malolactic fermentation with selected yeast. The wine is matured over twelve months in French barriques.
Characteristics
Colour: Intense reddish-purple.
Bouquet: Clear notes of blackcurrant and ripe cherries are well-integrated with hints of spice indicating the fining in wood.
Flavour: Well-structured and powerful, tannins are clearly present, yet very delicate.
Pairings
Pairs well with grilled red meats, game, salami, and aged cheeses. Thanks to its structure and overarching full body, this Cabernet Sauvignon represents the ideal wine to pair with important dishes such as pork pot roasts, ossobuco or veal Milanese.