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1. Contrada Sciaranuova V.V. 2016 Tasca D'Almerita

Contrada Sciaranuova V.V. 2016

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Sciaranuova is located at an average elevation of 730 meters a.s.l., between Montelaguardia and Passopisciaro. It is an area of 14.40 hectares and 4.9 hectares are vineyards, characterized by terraces with dry stone walls and more than 7 hectares of chestnut grove. It has a degrading morphology from South-West to North-East with an average slope of 8.5%. The territory in which the vineyards of the Contrada Sciaranuova are located is characterized by formations of volcanic origin between the ages of 40,000 and 4,000 years.

In 2016, generally higher temperatures were recorded until the beginning of Spring. Late Spring and Summer were cooler than last year. In Autumn, at the end of the grape harvest, the temperature rose again. The 2016 rainfall returned to normal compared to the anomalies of 2015. It was generally lower but better distributed. We had good rains in June, before ripening, and scarce rains in the harvest period (August-September). In Spring, good water availability and temperature allowed an excellent development of the vine and an excellent beginning of ripening. The lowest temperatures from July onwards provided the ideal conditions for a slow and full ripening of the grapes. The white grapes had a good aroma and the red grapes a good structure. It was a vintage with abnormal climatic events due to unusual summer rains, but they did not hinder the health of the grapes and the quality of the wines that turned out to be concentrated and fragrant and with good acidity, an essential prerogative for a good drink and for aging capacity.

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PackagesSingle bottle
RegionsSicily
CountriesItaly
Alcohol Content13,5 %
Service temperatures16/18 °C
Ideal momentsDinner with friends
BlendsNerello Mascalese
CertificationsDOC
Scoring Robert Parker 95
  
ID7762
ProducerTasca D'Almerita
Wine StyleWines / Red / Etna Rosso
Vintage2016
 
 
 
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