2014 PetitVerdò Terre Siciliane IGT from renowned Sicilian winery Poggio Di Bortolone. A winery focused on producing high quality wines – this is a unique wine made with the French Petite Verdot grape – rarely used in Sicily – producing a very aromatic wine with fine tannins.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine.|
|Pairs with||Soft cheeses or white meat dishes. Serve at 18-20 C.|
The Petite Verdot vines for the PetitVerdò wine grow in the Poggio Di Bortolone vineyards near Ragusa in South-eastern Sicily at an altitude between 220 and 270 m. The winery’s production philosophy restrict the number of bunches per vine to produce wine of the highest quality.
The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by 15 days fermentation on the skins in stainless steel tanks. The wine was matured for 24 months in the tanks before bottling.
Colour: Deep and intense ruby red.
Bouquet: The nose is dominated by fragrant herbal notes which, with age, provide hints of tobacco, coffee and leather.
Taste: The wine releases powerful, but fine tannins.
Longevity 5-10 years.