Caruso & Minini Terre di Giumara Frappato Nerello Mascalese 2012

Product code: 10CAR4B2012

The wine has a striking density of violet character. On the nose, rich scents of mature red fruits with herbs and prune. The palate is characterised by a rich, refreshing acidity with surprising persistence.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Sicily
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Frappato, Nerello Mascalese
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 7

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How to say it

Caroosoh & Mineenee Terah dee Geeoumarah Frahpatoh Nehrelloh Mahskalaysay

Product guide note

Made from local Sicilian grape varieties, this wine is light and fresh and full of flavour. It tastes of red summer fruits, and spicy black pepper. It will work well paired with both meat and fish.

Production information

Producer: Caruso & Minini

Caruso & Minini are a part of new revival in Sicilian wine. Smaller wineries have sprung up in the past decade with private investment and a strong interest in the potential of the native grapes from Sicily. One example is Caruso & Minini. When Mario Manini met Stefano Caruso it sparked a long-held dream to produce a wine in the historical winemaking region of Marsala in Western Sicily.

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Production note

Carefully hand picked, maceration and fermentation of the destemmed grapes in stainless steel tanks occurs at controlled temperature of 25°C for 15-20 days. Malolactic fermentation then occurs in stainless steel tanks.Ageing: 30% in tonneaux of 500 litres for 6 months. The rest in stainless steel tanks for 8 months. Final ageing in the bottle for 4 months.

  • Vegetarian Yes

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