Duca Salaparuta Nero d'Avola Duca Enrico 2019

Duca Salaparuta Nero d'Avola Duca Enrico 2019

Duca di Salaparuta, 0,75 l - 14.50%
100% Nero d'Avola

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2018
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Sicily - Italy
Red green still

How to serve

Serve at:

18 - 20°C.

Decanting time:

1 Hour

Longevity:

10 - 15 years

Glass:
Full Bodied and Very Aged Red Wines
Duca Salaparuta Nero d'Avola Duca Enrico 2019
'Duca Enrico', first produced in 1984, is one of the iconic wines of Italian and international oenology. The first Nero d'Avola in purity in the history of Sicilian wines, this noble red, which comes from only a few select vineyards within the Suor Marchesa Estate, is a wine of aristocratic charm and unmistakable style.

Colour

Ruby red with garnet reflections.

Bouquet

Complex, with notes of ripe fruits, iris and spices.

Flavour

Powerful, round, with good structure and personality and a well-blended woody feel. It is a wine with great persistence.

Pairing

Excellent with red meats, medium-aged cheeses and tasty dishes. It is also ideal as a wine to be enjoyed by itself.

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Features

Name Duca Salaparuta Nero d'Avola Duca Enrico 2019
Type Red green still
Classification DOC Sicilia Nero d'Avola
Year 2019
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 14.50% by volume
Grape varieties 100% Nero d'Avola
Country
Region Sicily
Origin Casteldaccia (Palermo).
Climate Altitude: 200-300 m. a.s.l. Mild winters with very dry springs and summers.
Soil composition Mixed composition, calcareous-siliceous.
Cultivation system Head-training.
No. plants per hectare 5,000.
Yield per hectare 1.2 kg/hectare maximum.
Harvest By hand, at full ripening.
Vinification Destemming of the grapes, maceration at 28-30°C for 8 - 10 days and subsequent malolactic fermentation.
Ageing At least 18 months in French oak barrels, it acquires complexity, style and longevity. 18 months in temperature-controlled bottles to complete the organoleptic qualities and enhance the characteristic bouquet.
Allergens Contains sulphites
Pairing Excellent with red meats, medium-aged cheeses and tasty dishes. It is also ideal as a wine to be enjoyed by itself.
On offer Price Duca Salaparuta Nero d'Avola Duca Enrico 2019 HK$ 566.00 

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Bibenda
 
5 bunches of grapes - An excellent wine 2019
Decanter
92/100 
2019
Vinous
89/100 
2019
xtraWine
92/100 
2019
Gambero Rosso
 
2 red glasses - An excellent wine that has reached the final tasting 2018
Robert Parker
91/100 
2018
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2018
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2018
Gambero Rosso
 
2 red glasses - An excellent wine that has reached the final tasting 2017
James Suckling
93/100 
2017
Robert Parker
94/100 
2017
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2017
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2017
Wine Spectator
89/100 
2017
James Suckling
91/100 
2016
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2016
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2015
Gambero Rosso
 
2 red glasses - An excellent wine that has reached the final tasting 2013
Robert Parker
92/100 
2013
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2013
Robert Parker
91/100 
2012
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2012
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2012
Gambero Rosso
 
2 red glasses - An excellent wine that has reached the final tasting 2011
Robert Parker
93/100 
2011
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2011
Gambero Rosso
 
2 red glasses - An excellent wine that has reached the final tasting 2010
Robert Parker
90/100 
2010
Wine Spectator
91/100 
2010
Duca di Salaparuta

The estate is located in Riesi, in the centre of Sicily, a few kilometres from the sea, on an gentle hillside well exposed to the winds, where summers are very hot and winters mild and brief. In this part of the island for centuries the Nero d'Avola...

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