Abbazia Santa Anastasia Montenero 2017 - red
Elegant and austere wine, with an intense ruby red color.
The 24 months of barriques are told, in a surprising olfactory experience between hints of undergrowth, anise, white chocolate, vanilla, licorice.
Harmony and vigor to the taste, allow important gastronomic combinations: dishes based on red meat, game, game, aged cheeses and cured meats.
Color : intense ruby red color.
Smell : powerful and austere. Montenero manages to express the two vines in a distinct game of scents and harmony.
Scents of undergrowth, moss, red fruit in a sensory game that evokes autumn.
He continues his story with an intriguing vanilla, licorice, coffee, white chocolate, cinnamon, mace flower, cardamom. The wise choice of his wooden home makes it complex and intriguing..
Taste : powerful, vigorous, long, austere, velvety, broad and satisfying, it manages to balance its powerful structure with a persuasive and harmonious tannin.
On the palate, the aromas of spices are tactfully awakened in a complex perceptive game.
Service temperature : 16 / 18C..
Pairing : red meat, game, game, risotto and first courses with an important taste.
Classification : DOC Sicilia Rosso
Certification : Organic
Vines : 51% Nero d'Avola 49% Cabernet Franc (biodynamic grapes))
Location Vineyards : Castelbuono (PA) - C.da Santa Anastasia Hill of Montenero 500 m. s.l.m.
N. plants per hectare : 4,000
Yield per hectare : Nero d'Avola 6,000 kg Cabernet Franc 5,000 kgg
Harvest : Manual harvest: Nero d'Avola second ten days of September, Cabernet Franc first ten days of September
Production technique : Traditional red vinification in conical oak vats of 100 hl. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeast, controlled temperature for about 20 days. Long maceration on the skins for 30 days.
Maturation : For 2 months in concrete tanks, complete malolactic fermentation in first and second passage French Allier oak barriques for 24 months. 12 months in bottle.
Alc.% Vol. : 14