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Red Wine Santa Cecilia

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Santa Cecilia Red Wine

Type of Wine


Indicazione Geografica Tipica Sicilia

Production Area



Type of grape


100% Nero d'Avola

Plantation density


5000 plants per hectare

Vineyard Age


20 years old

Soil Type


Calcareous limestone

Yeld per Hectare


8.5 tons per Ha

Vineyards Training system


Vertical trellis; spur pruned cordon

Vineyard Altitude


50 mt / about 160 feet


Vinification refinement

The grapes are destemmed and crushed; extraction on skins followed by 12 days of maceration. After racking the wine is matured for 12 months in two and threeyear old French oak barrels

Organoleptic characteristics



Reddish purple tending to violet



The aromatic profile supports the distinctive features of Nero d'Avola's origins. Agile notes of sour fruit and ripe plum mixed with citrus fruit, carob and liquorice. A hint of graphite at the finish



The structure is vigorous and flowing with fresh, compact tannins. The acidity of Nero d'Avola's DNA is always splendid


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