Sherazade, fascinating female protagonist of the Arabian Nights has a fruity flesh voice, wrapped in a spicy drape, that tells you the fairy tale of this masterpiece of Oriental literature. An intensely Mediterranean label in lush Donnafugata style that gives you an unforgettable tasting.
Sherazade is pleasant and fragrant thanks to its red fruit bouquet and caressing tannins: a perfect glass for an aperitif, excellent when served slightly chilled.
Type: Red - Nero d'Avola Sicilia DOC
Grapes: Nero d'Avola.
Production area: South-western Sicily, Contessa Entellina Estate and nearby areas.
Altitude: 200 to 600 m AMSL
Soils: clayey with a sub-alkaline reaction (pH7.5 to 8). Total limestone from 20 to 35%. Rich in nutritive elements (potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc).
Fermentation: in stainless steel with maceration on the skins for about 6-8 days at a temperature of 24-25°C (75-79°F).
Aging: after malolactic fermentation, the wine fines for about 2 months in tanks and then for almost 3 months in the bottle.
Analysis data: alcohol 12.78% ABV, total acidity 5.6 g/l, pH 3.46.
Description: brilliant ruby red with purple hues, it offers a bouquet of fragrant red fruit (strawberries and raspberries) enlivened by hints of spices (pepper). The palate is soft and enveloping and perfectly reflects the nose.
Food & wine: the perfect pair with pasta with tomato sauce, grilled fish, various kinds of cold meats and salami and mild cheeses, it is also worth trying with pizza. Serve it in goblets of medium size; uncork at time of serving; excellent at 14/16°C (59- 61° F)
Occasions: ideal for a drink with friends or a casual dinner.