Nocera 2018 Sicilia DOC - Planeta
Noble variety grown in a few hectares in the lands of Messina overlooking the sea and history. La Baronia, in Capo Milazzo, is an absolutely spectacular vineyard surrounded by the sea, centuries-old olive trees and under the gaze of the islands. Marine red, with scents of Mediterranean scrub, myrtle and scrubland. The Barone Lucifero Foundation, owner of the fund, uses part of the proceeds for socio-cultural and recreational activities for children in the Milazzo area.
VINEYARD: La Baronia. VARIETY: Nocera TYPE OF SOIL: soils of alluvial origin, are loose, dark, deep and with little skeleton, generally rich in silty fraction. ALTITUDE: 30 meters above sea level. YIELD PER HECTARE: 65 quintals. TRAINING SYSTEM: spurred cordon and supported sapling. PLANT DENSITY: 5,000 plants per hectare. HARVEST PERIOD: 18th September. VINIFICATION: the grapes are harvested by hand in 14 kg crates and, as soon as they arrive in the cellar, they are passed to the sorting table for a selection, then crushed and destemmed. They ferment in steel tanks and remain on the skins for 7 days at 25 ° C with repeated pumping over until the end of the period. After being drawn off in a soft press, the wine thus obtained carries out the malolactic fermentation in steel. AGING: steel. BOTTLING PERIOD: July ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.5% vol. TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.35 gr / l. PH: 3.56. AGING CAPACITY: to drink immediately or to age up to 5/7 years. BOTTLE SIZE: 0.75 l. ORGANOLEPTIC NOTES: deep and intense ruby reflections. The nose is original and different from the common one: white pepper, geranium and summer fruit, plums and ripe Noto figs. On the palate it is persuasive and soft, the stylistic signature of this Sicilian variety so ancient and waiting to be discovered. The vines are still young and so is the framework of the wine, which however remains absolutely original. PAIRING: perfect in combinations with grilled meats.