Rosso del Conte "Contea di Sclafani" DOC Tasca d'Almerita

Sicily
Sicilia DOC
2014
Sku: 2479
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Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
92/100
2019

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Tasca d'Almerita
Region
Sicily
Wine list:
Sicilia DOC
Denomination:
Sicilia DOC
Vintage:
2014
Grapes:
63% Nero d'avola, 37% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol:
14,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Roast meat, Pasta with meat sauce, Cannelloni, Caponata, Cut of beff, pork knuckle baked, Lamb, Hard cheese, wild game

Descrizione vino

“Rosso del Conte” was born in 1970 and was the first expression of quality and longevity in Sicily. It was desired and created by count Giuseppe and represents the feature of Regaleali estate. Produced with Perricone and Nero d’Avola, trained with sapling method in San Lucio vineyard. Its history is made of different evolutions like different types of aging: from 1970 to 1987 big chestnut barrels, Slavonia oak barrels till 1991 and then tonneaux and barriques made of French oak. It was the first wine in Sicily produced with the grapes of a single vineyard. 54% Nero d’ Avola, 26% Perricone, the other 20% is completed by the best selection of red grapes cultivated in the territories of Regaleali estate. This legendary wine represents the excellent philosophy of the company and it is still today its best expression. Deep and enchanting red, aristocratic and austere, simply beautiful.

 

Features of “Rosso del Conte Contea di Sclafani DOC”

It shows a shiny ruby red colour. The perfume recalls spices, liquorice, coffee and fruit. The taste is elegant, harmonious, fresh and soft. Its final is long, with sensations of pomegranate.

 

Recommended food pairings while tasting this prestigious red produced by Tasca winery

It can be drunk always, but it is suggested with roasted meat and medium aged cheeses. It has to be served at 18°C in a wide wine glass that helps oxygenation. The alcoholic strength is 13,5% Vol.

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