The pursuit of excellence has always been the philosophy of the Morgante family. They want to provide to their customers very high quality products, fruit of their passion and careful devotion that make the brand Morgante a symbol for quality and refined elegance. This red wine made from the famous Sicilian Nero d'Avola grape reflects this.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine.|
|Maturation||A brief period in French oak barriques and another 2-4 months in the bottles.|
|Bouquet||Blackberry and cherry aromas stand out, then geranium leaf, salty notes and towards the end vanilla, liquorice and tobacco.|
|Taste||Mainly fruity in the mouth with a gentle dry, outstanding freshness and a good persistence.|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, pizza, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The Morgante Winery is situated in Grotte, north of Agrigento. The various vines are scattered amongst a charming landscape interspersed with natural hills and small valleys placed at different altitudes varying from 450 to 500 meters. Thanks to the favoring Mediterranean climatic conditions, the terroir is ideal for viticulture, with a temperature difference between day and night of 10-15 °C, and the particular clayey and calcareous soil.
The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by fermentation on the skins for 15 days in stainless steel tanks followed by the malolactic fermentation also in steel tanks. The wine was matured for a brief period in French oak barriques. After bottling the wine was refined for another 2-4 months in the bottles.
Longevita 5-7 years.