Thursday, October 27, 2005

DonnaFugata Sedara'02, Sicila IGT, Sicily, Italy

Nice characterful red from Sicily made from 100% Nero d'Avola, the red main grape there.

You'll find this wine principally on restaurant's wine list. As far as I know, I have never seen this one on a shelf!

Technical Data:100% Nero D’Avola, the main red grape from Sicily. A small amount of the wine was aged 9 months in French oak-barrels. Additional bottle fining of 3 months prior release.

Description:Ruby red color. Cherry and blackberry on the nose. The palate is dry but soft showing lots o f ripe cherries and blackberry flavors enticed with tobacco smoke, cedary spice and subtle earthiness notes. Very smooth tannins.

Food Pairing & Service:Will accompany well red meats, introductory dishes with meat sauce and tomato, baked pasta dishes and also lightly cooked tuna and salmon. Serve at room temperature.


Suggested Retail Price:$12.00 - $16.00

1 comment:

  1. I have bought this Wine in various outlets in Rome...... Wine Cellars, and Supermarkets.
    It's also a great drinking wine, as well as an accompaniment to food. Nero d'Avola is one of the Worlds finest.