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Sicilian Blends

Sicilian Blends

Nerello Mascalese Syrah Frappato

IGT Terre Siciliane

Falde represents the two most suitable wine-making areas of the eastern Sicily, thanks to the perfect match of two fine native grape varieties with an international variety magnificently adapted to the Sicilian climate. Made with Nerello Mascalese grapes, grown at high altitude on lava soils, rich in minerals, Syrah and Frappato grapes, coming from hilly, predominantly sandy soils, this wine has an intense aroma of red fruit and spices, and a harmonious and lingering taste.

Grape varieties: Nerello Mascalese 80% - Syrah 15% - Frappato 5%

Raccolta: September

Maceration: cold maceration for 24 hours

Fermentation: for approximately 10-15 days at a controlled temperature (22-24°C

Ageing: in stainless steel vats on fine lees and approximately 3-4 months in the bottle

Alcohol content: 13% vol.

Colour: ruby red with vivid purplish highlights

Nose: an intense aroma with notes of red fruit and spices

Palate: an intense fruity flavour, with great softness and balance; this wine combines drinkability and persistence

Food Pairings: grilled meats, flavourful pasta dishes, spicy food, cold cuts and cheese

Serving temperature: 16-18°C

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