nerello mascalese

Nerello Mascalese


Grape variety: Nerello Mascalese
Denomination: I.G.P Terre Siciliane
Alcohol: 13,50%
Zone production: (western Sicily) Marsala, Trapani, Salemi and nearby areas
Territory: altitude from 150 to 300 m asl, mainly hilly orography with medium-textured soils with a good content of organic matter
Vineyard: vertical shoot positioning trellised vines, with Guyot pruning and 3500/4000 plant density per hectare with yields of 70/110 quintals
Vinification: maceration with the skins 16-18 days at 26° C. Racking, storage and maturation in concrete tanks

Tasting Notes
Color: red tenuous
Smell: balanced, persistent with notes of red fruit fresh
Taste: soft, well structured
Longevity: 48 months
Serving temperature: 12/14°C
Pairing: goes well with risotto, red meats, aged cheeses