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Pinot Nero

An elegant wine that expresses all of the intensity of Sicily

13%
Alcohol content
15-18°C
Serving temperature
Characteristics
Production area
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 withan average density of planting where there are 4500 plants per 2.5 Acres.
Vinification
100% Pinot Noir.Pinot Noir is a precocious variety that is harvested between the end of August and early September. Upon delivery, the grapes are de-stemmed and cooled for maceration at 12 °C for two days. The successive alcoholic fermentation takes place for seven days at 25 °C. While most wine is fined in stainless steel tanks, a small portion is aged in French oak barriques for up to seven months.
Characteristics
Colour: Ruby red with purple reflections.
Bouquet: Clear notes of ripe fruits such as blackberries, wild strawberries, cherries are well integrated with hints of spices, derived from the ageing in barriques.
Flavour: Dry with a structured yet delicate tannins balanced by a pleasant crispness and a fruity taste on the palate.
Pairings
Accompanies flavourful dishes like pasta with ragout or other meat sauces, main courses featuring red meats, roasts, medium-spiced dishes, and semi-aged cheeses.