2010 Cygnus a beautiful red wine from the famous House of Tasca d'Almerita in Palermo - made from a selection of Nero d’Avola, cultivated on the high hills, and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes blended to fully express the potential, elegance and austerity of the Sicilian grape varieties.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Nero d'Avola 55% and Cabernet Sauvignon 45%|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The vines for Cygnus Sicilia Rosso DOC grow in vineyards at the Regaleali Estate near Palermo. The grapes were manually harvested fully ripened followed by alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine aged in French oak barrels for 14 months.
Colour: Ruby red.
Bouquet: The nose opens with an intense and fruity bouquet, with hints of blackberry, cherries and raspberries, enriched with delicious notes of vanilla, tobacco and chocolate.
Taste: On the palate it is powerful and fruity, with soft and pleasantly balanced tannins.
Longevity 5-10 years.