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Red Wine cuti nero avola e merlot

Wines > Sicilian Wine > Abate Franca Alba Cellar

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Cuti Nero d'Avola - Merlot Red Wine

Type of Wine

 

Indicazione Geografica Tipica Sicilia

Production Area

 

Trapani contrada Bilingeri

Type of grape

 

Nero d'Avola 70% - 30% Merlot

Plantation density

 

5000 plants per hectare

Vineyard Age

 

10 years old

Soil Type

 

rich argillaceous of skeleton/fossils

Yeld per Hectare

 

10 tons per Ha

Vineyards Training system

 

Guyot

Vineyard Altitude

 

350 mt / about 1000 feet

 

Vinification refinement

The harvest is hand made during the first week of september. Duration of maceration is 12 days, at the temperature of 24° Celcius. The malolactic fermentation will be in the stainsteel steel tanks, followed by an additional 6 months in cement vats. The bottling will be with light filtation and release of the wine is about 6 months later.

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour

 

Deep Ruby red color with purple tones

Scent

 

This wine offer a bouquet with notes of spices, blackberry and cherry

Palate

 

On the palate is incredibily balanced, rich and intense with velvety tannins that give to this wine elegance and personality.

     
     

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