||Hugonis with its powerful and austere style is the most prized product of the Tenuta. The seal of Hugonis Bernardi - a knight in armour with two lions - which appears on the label, is the coat-of-arms of the family of Hugues Bernard de la Gatinais.
||Contrada Rapitalà - Camporeale (PA)
||Altitude: between 300 and 400 m. a.s.l.
|Composition of the land
||Rich and heavy, clay soil.
||Grapes are picked when fully ripe, towards the middle of September.
||They are vinified in small stainless steel containers, the macerations are long, more than two weeks for the cabernet sauvignon.
||At the end of fermentation the Cabernet Sauvignon aged in French oak barriques and Nero d’Avola in oak barrel by 30hl, for 10 months before riped musts being assembled. The obtained blendAged for further 3 months in oak barrels by 50hl. The wine remains other six months in bottle before release.
||Red meats, mature cheeses, cured pork meats.
||Price Rapitala Hugonis 2014 € 19.75