Frappato Poggio di Bortolone 2016

Classification Frappato
Sicilia Vittoria D.O.C
Name Poggio di Bortolone
Year 2016
Region Sicily
Grapes Frappato

 

A very light ruby- red wine with intense aromas of small red berries - cherries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. It is lively and fresh to the palate yet subtle ongoing flavours of red berries. The moderate tannins mean this can be served at 12-14°C and ideal with oily fish such as sardines with fennel and pasta.

Soil: Sandy, red, rich in texture slightly south-west sloping at around 260m above sea level
Plants and Pruning: Frappato using the classical Guyot system; planting density of 6000 plants per hectar.
Average age of the vines: 10 years.
Harvest: Last week of September.
Yield per hectare: At around 6000 kg per hectare.
Vinification: Fermentation takes place at 18-20° over more than 18 days. This is followed by the malolactic fermentation stage when the wine is left to age in stainless steel vats for a period of 3 months. After bottling, the wine is aged further for about 2 months.
Bottle size: 750 ml.
Serving temperature: 12-14°C.
Alcohol content: 13.5%.

Frappato Poggio di Bortolone 2016

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Nero D'avola Poggio di Bortolone 2015 Product no.: 10096

Classification Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico D.O.C.G.
Name Poggio di Bortolone
Year 2015
Region Sicily
Grapes Nero d’Avola 60 %: 40 % Frappato

 

A wine made from Nero d’Avola and Frappato grapes which produces a deeply intense and rich red colour. The nose is dominated by the flavour of cherries that is accompanied by notes of plums and ripe blackberries. It has a well balanced palate with strong tannins and goes well with red meat and pasta dishes especially with strongly flavoured dishes such as the traditional pasta alla norma made with aubergines and ricotta cheese.

Grapes: Nero d’Avola 60 %: 40 % Frappato
Soil: Sandy, yellow-red, south facing
Plants and Pruning: Frappato trained in the classical Guyot way; Nero d’Avola using the spurred cordon system. Planting density for both 6,000 plants / ha
Average age of the vines: 15 years
Harvest: Between the end of September and beginning of October, depending on the year
Yield per hectare: Maintained around 6,000 kg / ha due to the type of pruning and the thinning of the bunches
Vinification: The grapes are carefully selected prior to fermentation which is conducted throughout at a controlled temperature of 25°C for at least 10 days. Following the pressing and the malolactic fermentation the ageing process lasts 24 months in stainless steel vats
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle size: 750 ml, 1,500 ml, 3,000 ml
Serving temperature: 18°C
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Nero D'avola Poggio di Bortolone 2015 Product no.: 10096

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Curto Eloro DOC – Nero d’Avola 2013

Classification Ispica- Area Eloro DOC
Name Antica Azienda Agraria Curto
Year 2013
Region Sicily
Grapes Nero D’Avola

 

Brilliant ruby red colour more or less intense; on the nose it shows very pleasant notes of red berry fruit, musk, plum and plain chocolate. The aftertaste releases a special note of “carruba” a typical fruit of the Region

 

Production area

Ispica- Area Eloro DOC

Microclimate

Moderately cold winters and hot summers and windy

Ground

Medium texture, strongly calcareous

Vines

Nero D’Avola 100%

Farmed vineyards

on trellises

Pruning

Spurred cordon

Plant density

3.300 plants per hectare

Average production

quintals per hectare

Vineyard exposure

Southwest

Vineyard age

15 years old

Harvest time

II – III decade of September

Winemaking

In red with maceration on the skins for 12 days with temperature 26/30 ° C

Refinement

Stainless steel, after bottled

Gradation

13 %

Food matches

Braised, Hard cheese, Roasts, wild game

Service temperature

Serve at 18 °

 

Curto Eloro DOC – Nero d’Avola 2013

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Curto Ikano Igt 2013

Classification Igano IGT
Name Antica Azienda Agraria Curto
Year 2013
Region Sicily
Grapes Nero D’Avola - Merlot

Of intense ruby red color, with notes of spice with hints of dried fruit, red berries, hints of chocolate and vanilla; the palate is warm, tannic, velvety, very persistent.

 

Production area

Eloro DOC area near Pachino and the Gulf Porto Ulisse 30 meters above sea level

Microclimate

Moderately cold winters and hot summers and windy; temperature variations between day and night of 8/10 °

Ground

Type of light, very calcareous, with tuff and marl

Vines

Nero D’Avola – Merlot

Farmed vineyards

Sapling

Pruning

Short

Plant density

Nero D’Avola plants 6.400 ha., Merlot plants 4.545 ha.

Average production

Nero D’Avola q.li 46 (kg.0.700 per plant) Merlot q.li 39 (kg. 0,850 per plant)

Vineyard exposure

South

Winemaking

Separate vine; fermentation and maceration, 12 to 15 days at temperatures of 26-30 °

Refinement

Stainless steel, 6 months in barrels of French oak, part new and part used, after bottled.

Gradation

14 %

Food matches

Braised, cheese Ragusano DOP, Lamb stuffed baked, Ricotta ravioli with pork sauce

Service temperature

Serve at 18 °

 

 

Curto Ikano Igt 2013

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Curto Fontanelle Riserva – Nero d’Avola 2015

Classification Eloro DOC
Name Antica Azienda Agraria Curto
Year 2015
Region Sicily
Grapes Nero D’Avola

 

This wine has an intense ruby red colour, on the nose it shows hints of ripe plum with light spicy notes and an odea of cocoa and licorice. The aftertaste reminds of toasty dried fruit and of ripe carob

 

Production area

Area Eloro DOC in prossimità di Pachino a 30 mt s.l.m.

Microclimate

Moderately cold winters and hot summers and windy

Ground

Type of light, very calcareous, with tuff and marl

Vines

Nero D’Avola 100%

Farmed vineyards

Sapling

Pruning

Short

Plant density

6.600 plants per hectare

Average production

Kg. From 0.500 to 0.600 per plant

Vineyard exposure

South

Vineyard age

over 50 years old

Harvest time

II – III decade of September

Winemaking

On the skins for 12 days at a temperature of 26 -30°C

Refinement

Stainless steel, 8 months in French oak barrels, used, after bottled

Gradation

14 %

Food matches

Braised, Hard cheese, Roasts, wild game

Service temperature

Serve at 18 °

 

Curto Fontanelle Riserva – Nero d’Avola 2015

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