The Sàgana is a mature red wine from top producer Cusumano. A wine from the line dedicated to the local grapes - here the top Sicilian Nero d’Avola grape expressing the best of Sicily. An intense and vibrant wine, fine and endowed with the complexity that only the best vineyards can offer.
3 glasses in Gambero Rosso.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine.|
|Maturation||12 months in large oak barrels followed by further fining in the bottle.|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The vines for the Sàgana grow in Tenuta San Giacomo vineyard near Caltanisetta in central Sicily. The grapes were manually harvested, sorted, and destemmed followed by the fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The malolactic fermentation and ageing to place in large oak barrels for 12 months followed by some months in the bottles.
Colour: Dark ruby.
Bouquet: On the nose, cloves, dried purple, licorice notes and dark tobacco.
Taste: Thick and soft, supported by a great freshness and elegant tannins.
Longevity 5-10 years.