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Intense purple color, aromas of red plums and delicate scents of sage, rosemary and eucalyptus. Intense minerality with soft, fine tannins and strong hints of sage and rosemary.
Grape Varieties 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation Sicilia DOC
Technical Sheet Mandrarossa_Cabernet_Sauvignon_Tech_Sheet.pdf
90 PointsPlanet Grape Wine Review
Production area Menfi, Southwest coast of Sicily
Background Mandrarossa wines were born out of a mission for excellence when a team of industry experts joined forces to create high quality wines of both indigenous and international varietals from Sicily to introduce to the world. This team of experts identified top estates that yield the best quality and worked closely with select growers to deliver the truest and highest valued expression of the selected varietals offered by Mandrarossa wines. Ideal microclimatic conditions of intense sunlight, coastal sea breezes and rich chalky soils combine to produce these rich, aromatic wines. Mandrarossa Cabernet Sauvignon grows on wild, stony soils that give the wine an intense minerality.
Vinification The vineyards grow on south and southwest facing hills at 492-820 feet above sea level on clay and medium textured soils. Harvest occurs the second week of September. Maceration and fermentation occurs for 8 - 10 days at a temperature of 71-77°F. Aging takes place in steel tanks for 8 months at a temperature of 50°F, followed by 3 months of aging in the bottle.
Color Intense purple color
Nose Red plums and delicate scents of sage, rosemary and eucalyptus
Palate Intense minerality with soft, fine tannins and strong hints of sage and rosemary
Analysis Alcohol: 13.5 %pH: 3.64RS: 4.8TA: 6.65
Serving Suggestions Serve with roasted red meats, baked potatoes, salami, wild game and seasoned cheeses.