Rosso del Conte is a captivating single vineyard wine from Tasca d'Almerita’s Tenuta Regaleali estate in the Palermo province. It is made mainly from Perricone and Nero d’Avola grapes and expresses the quality and longevity characteristics of the Regaleali Estate.
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|Classification||D.O.C. Contea di Sclafani|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Nero d’Avola grapes (41%), Perricone (31%) and other red varieties (28%).|
|Pairs with||Mushrooms, game, seasoned cheeses, chocolate. Serve at a temperature of 18- 20 ° C.|
|Alcohol||14 % vol.|
The vines for Rosso del Conte grow in the Vigne San Lucio Vineyard at the Regaleali Estate near Palermo at an altitude of 480 m. The grapes were manually harvested fully ripened followed by alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months and in the bottle for further 12 months.
Colour: Vibrant red ruby.
Bouquet: On the nose scents of red fruits embellished with fragrances of coffee and licorice.
Taste: On the palate it is complete, aristocratic, convincing, balanced. The wine has a long persistence.
Longevity 10-20 years.