CVA Menamara - CVA Canicattì - Vini Siciliani

Menamàra

IGP Terre Siciliane

From a selection of Sicilian native grapes slightly raisined on the vine, a red wine endowed with an intense colour and notes of ripe red fruit. Delightful on the palate thanks to its elegant freshness and silky tannins.

Production

Wine Type: Red
Grapes: a blend of Sicilian native varieties
Area of Production: Canicattì and adjacent municipalities
Soil Type: alkaline, medium textured sandy-loam soils
Averageage of vines: 15 years
Training System: renewable spurred cordon espalier
Plants/hectare: 4000 - 5000
Harvest: late September. Cane incision practiced ahead of picking, the perfectly ripe grapes are then left on the plant for a few days in order to stimulate grape dehydration and full phenolic concentration

Vinification

Fermentation: on the skinsin steel tanks at controlled temperatures
Malolactic fermentation: totally carried out
Ageing: in cement vat for over 6 months
Bottle Ageing: no less than 2 months

Food Pairing

perfect as an aperitif enjoyed with cold cuts and soft cheeses

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