Caruso & Minini Terre di Giumara Frappato Nero Mascalese 2011

Product code: 10CAR4B2011

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:2011
  • 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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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

The grapes are handpicked before maceration and fermentation of the de-stemmed grapes in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 25°C for 18 days. It then goes through malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, 30% of the wine is aged in oak barrels for 4 months.

  • Vegetarian Yes

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