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Grape Varieties100% Syrah
AppellationSicilia DOC
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  • 86 Points
    Wine Enthusiast March 2011
DescriptionFounded in 1999, Mandrarossa is the creation of Cantine Settesoli, one of the world's largest wine producers. Boasting a premium range of estate-bottled wines, Mandrarossa is part of Sicily's largest wine producer and co-operative formed by 2,000 members. Located in the historic town of Menfi, in the southwest corner of this idyllic Mediterranean island, Mandrarossa is the high quality project of Cantine Settesoli and comes from the selection of the ideal terroir for each varietal. Mandrarossa's extensive investment in advanced winemaking technology combined with the expertise of a distinguished team of five full-time winemakers has resulted in an outstanding line of wines that capture the flavors, essence, and mystique of Sicily.
VinificationThe grapes are manually harvested in early September. A brief maceration then takes place for one day followed by one week of fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature between 72˚- 77˚F with yeasts selected by the winemakers.
ColorBright ruby red
NoseA pronounced nose of ripe blackberry and cloves
PalateA juicy and velvety wine with jammy notes of black fruits and dark plum with a long, rounded finish of toast and vanilla
AnalysisAlcohol: 13.5 %pH: 3.45RS: 2.7 g/LTA: 5.5 g/L
Bottle size
750 ml
Serving SuggestionsPerfect with pizza, rare grilled tuna steak or hearty pastas in red sauce.