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APPELLATION: IGT Terre Siciliane
AREA OF PRODUCTION: Contrada Bastonaca, Vittoria (RG), Southeastern Sicily

GRAPE VARIETY: blend of Nero D’Avola 60%, Grenache 20% and Tannat 20%

AGRICULTURE ALTITUDE SOIL: in organic conversion 230 meters a.s.l.

TRAINING SYSTEM: red soil, medium consistency, formed of sub-alpine sands of Pliocene origin, of limestone-siliceous nature.“alberello” free standing bushes, planting pattern (1.20m x 1.20m)

PLANTING DENSITY: 7.000 plants/ha

AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARDS: Nero D’Avola 30 years, Grenache and Tannat 9 years

YIELD/ HECTARE: 6,000 kg/ha

HARVEST PERIOD: beginning of October, handpicked in small cases 

VINIFICATION: Manual selection of the grapes, destemming followed by 8 days on the skins; after racking, malolactic in stainless steel tanks

AGING: 12 months in new oak French tonneau and a minimum of 8 months in the bottle

COLOR: bright garnet red

SCENT: Strong, with hints of red fruit and spices, chocolate

TASTE: Full, with vanilla tannins and long finish
PAIRING: Game, stew and well-aged cheeses

Tenuta Bastonaca, Terre Siciliane 'Sud' IGT, 2015

SKU: 14150_2015
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