Maria Costanza Rosso from famous Sicilian wine producer Milazzo. This organic wine is the most intense expression of Milazzo’s way of producing the most well-known Sicilian varietal, Nero d’Avola, resulting in a potent and elegant red wine.
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|Producer||Azienda Agricola Milazzo|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Maturation||About 18 months, partly in barriques and partly in steeltanks - final refinement in the bottle.|
|Bouquet||To the nose emerges a compelling spicy note of minerals and incense, then innate fruitiness of ripe cherry and morello. It closes evolving into jam.|
|Taste||To the mouth is soft, velvety, warm and well structured. Rich in fine polyphenols, ripen and sweet.|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The Milazzo family way of “winemaking” is the tireless work in the vineyard. The natural meticulous improvement in the vine types is the fruit of a route that started out over fifty years ago and is still travelling on today: the search for the perfect combination between selecting the clones, the choice of the subsoils and the microclimate’s characteristics in each part of the vineyards. Milazzo's organic certification shows the commitment as winemakers to produce quality wines that also attests the responsibility for the environment.
The grapes are grown at 400 metres above sea level in the South of Sicily on the hills to the north-east of Campobello di Licata. A grape growing area with a colorful mosaic of soils and the influence of a typical Mediterranean climate that make wines with such an identity and an original character.
Colour: An impenetrable intense red
Bouquet: To the nose emerges a compelling spicy note of minerals and incense, then innate fruitiness of ripe cherry and morello. It closes evolving into jam.
Taste: To the mouth is soft, velvety, warm and well structured. Rich in fine polyphenols, ripen and sweet.
Longevity: 10-20 years