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Ceuso Ceuso 2011

Ceuso Ceuso 2011

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0,75 l  -  14.50% by vol.
Ceuso Azienda Agricola
Ceuso is the wine that bears the company name and the name of the area where the vineyards stand. Ceuso is a truly accomplished great red, complex and elegant, aged in French oak barriques for twelve months and then bottle refined an addiotional twelve months. Ceuso is a fine wine embodying all the characteristics that make it eminently suitable for long-term ageing.
Deep ruby red.
Rich and concentrated with notes of ripe fruit, currants and hints of leather and chocolate.
Well- integrated tannins with a pleasant freshness and good structure.
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How to serve
Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
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Name Ceuso Ceuso 2011
Wine type Red still
Classification IGT Salemi
Year 2011
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Grapes 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Nero d'Avola, 20% Merlot
History In the local dialect ceuso means mulberry, the plant introduced by the Arabs over a thousand years ago whose leaves are fed to silkworms. Ceuso is the child of the Sicilian indigenous varietal par excellence Nero d'Avola together with two extraordinary international varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Vineyards location Calatafimi Segesta (TP)
Composition of the land Calcareous with a component of light clay.
System Trellis, Guyot.
Plants n. x hectare 5,000 vines per ha
Yield x hectare 65 quintals; 1,2 kg per vine.
Harvest Manual in cases. It takes place in September.
Temperature fermentation 79 °F (26 °C)
Vinification 14-16 days maceration in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 79 °F
Aging 12 months in small French oak barrels medium toasted (30% new). 4 months in glass-lined cement tanks and 12 months of bottle refinement.
Alcohol 14.50% by volume
Production year 15,000 bottles
Matching Ideal with game, braised beef, stews and aged cheeses.
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Ceuso Azienda Agricola

From this winery:
The early '90s were the years of the great Sicilian enological revolution and the brothers Melia, coming from generations of vinegrowers, were joined by brother-in-law Francesco Vallone in their quest to make their dream come true: producing an excep...
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Bibenda
 
2011
Veronelli
 
2011
Wine Spectator
90/100 
2011
xtraWine
90/100 
2011
Wine Advocate
88/100 
2009
Wine Advocate
92/100 
2008
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