||Central and southern Sicily, town of Butera along the Riesi - Gela road. “SuorMarchesa” Estate. “Passo delle Mule” vineyard
||Mild winters with cool springs, hot and dry summers and autumns. Altitude: 290-340 m. a.s.l.
|Composition of the land
||Mixed calcareous-siliceous composition.
||Vertical shoot positioning trellised vines.
||By hand, at full maturity, after the 2nd half of September.
||Traditional de-stemming and maceration for 8 days at 28-30 °C.
||Passo delle Mule was born from the meeting of Nero d’Avola that spends at least 10 months in very fine-grained oak wood and Nero d’Avola that is vinified & softened in vats. After bottling, 6 - 8 months in cellar at controlled temperature, 15-16 °C, for the bouquet’s development.
||Excellent with red meat dishes and with medium-aged cheeses.
||Price Duca di Salaparuta Passo delle Mule Suor Marchesa Nero d'Avola 2018 € 9.89