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Red Wine Santa Cecilia

Wines > Sicilian Wine > Planeta Cellar

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Santa Cecilia Red Wine

Type of Wine

 

Indicazione Geografica Tipica Sicilia

Production Area

 

Noto

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

Colour

 

Reddish purple tending to violet

Scent

 

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

Palate

 

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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