Abbey Santa Anastasia Litra biodynamic Demeter 2017 - red
Cabernet Sauvignon in purity , varietal expression of a unique territory that makes it unforgettable.
Its great personality is expressed in an olfactory tale that never ceases to amaze us with every taste: green pepper, cardamom, anise, vanilla, cinnamon, thyme, coffee, dark chocolate, juniper.
Powerful, austere, elegant and refined taste.
Exciting with meat-based second courses from game to red meat, aged and semi-aged cheeses. Unique in a meditative finish with 70% dark chocolate.
A seductive and very classy wine. Mediterranean, sunny and powerful.
Color : dark ruby red, almost impenetrable which makes the color almost consistent.
Smell : elegant, powerful, austere is told with various aromas of green pepper and then balsamic with hints of thyme, juniper, mallow to continue between a harmony of vanilla, coffee, white chocolate, cocoa, licorice and an unexpected floral complicity of violet and rose hip.
Taste : wine of great personality, powerful, austere, long. It is pulpy, dense with fruit and elegant with dense and refined perfectly smooth tannins, its structure set with a territorial freshness makes it almost timeless. Harmonious on notes of jam, crunchy pepper, persuasive cocoa, vanilla, nutmeg with an almost infinite persistence.
Serving temperature 18/20 C.C.
Pairing : red meat, game, aged cheeses. Unique in a meditative ending with 70% bitter chocolate.
Classification : DOC Sicilia Rosso
Certification : Biological Biodynamic Demeterr
Vines : 100%, Cabernet Sauvignon
Location Vineyards : Castelbuono (PA) - C.da Santa Anastasia, Collina di Bennarda 350 m. s.l.m.
N. plants per hectare : 4,000
Yield per hectare : 3.000 kg
Harvest : Manual harvest: second ten days of September
Production technique : Traditional red vinification in concrete and wooden vats. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts with controlled temperature (max 25C) for 20 days, long maceration on the skins for up to 30 days..
Maturation : For 2 months in concrete tanks, for 24 months in new French Allier oak barriques and tonneaux, 12 months in bottle.
Alc.% Vol. : 14