2010 Duca Enrico from the famous Duca Di Salaparuta Winery in Casteldaccia near Palermo. This iconic wine is made to produce a great Sicilian red wine that can stand alongside the highest quality wines in existence in the international wine-making industry.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Perfect with red meat, medium-aged cheeses and full-flavoured dishes. Perfect meditation wine. Serving temperature 18° C|
The grapes for Duca Enrico comes from vines growing at the Suor Marchesa vineyard near the town of Butera in the province of Caltanisetta in Central-South Sicily – the birthplace of the Nero d’Avola grape. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 200 to 300 meters in a region with mild winters with very dry springs and summers.
Harvesting was done by hand at full ripening. Following de-stemming of the grapes the maceration to place for 8 - 10 days followed by the malolactic fermentation. Ageing lasted at least 18 months in fine oak casks and 18 months in bottle.
Colour: Ruby red with garnet red highlights.
Bouquet: Blend of ripe fruit, irises and spices.
Taste: Strong, round, well-balanced, with character, with scents of wood blended perfectly. Great persistence.
Longevity 5-10 years