A great well aged Sicilian redwine from Feudo Principi di Butera. The wine is soft, elegant and well structured. Drinkable now but can still develop in the large bottle.
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|Producer||Feudo Principe di Butera|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Very versatile, but try it with beef, pork or medium aged cheeses. Serve at 18-20 C.|
The name Calat, in Arabic 'Castle', refers to the fortifications built to protect an Islamic-Sicilian settlement after the capture of Sicily by the Arabs in 827.
The grapes for this wine were selected manually in August. The fermentation took place for 3 weeks in temperature-controlled steeltanks. The wine was aged for one year in oak barrels and then 6 months in bottle.
Color: Opulent intense garnet red.
Bouquet: Exciting, complex bouquet with perfectly integrated nuances of small red fruits, blackberries and black currants as well as pleasant vanilla and cocoa tones.
Taste: Soft, elegant and well structured on the palate, perfect balance between sustainable wild berries (mainly raspberries and blackberries) and spice nuances.